OpenBB [IMG] tag cross-site scripting

openbb-img-xss (8278) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

OpenBB (Open Bulletin Board) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could post a malicious message containing JavaScript embedded within [IMG] tags, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser once the message is viewed.

An attacker could also exploit cross-site scripting vulnerabilities using OpenBB by creating a malicious URL link containing embedded script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser in the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked.


Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Apply the codeparse.php patch, as listed in the Open Bulletin Board Announcements Forum message dated 25-02-02 22:05:43. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Iansoft Enterprises OpenBB 1.0.0 RC3

Reported:

Feb 25, 2002

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