IncrediBB HTML tag cross-site scripting

incredibb-html-xss (8879) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IncrediBB is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could post a message that contains malicious script embedded within HTML tags in the title or body field, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser once the message is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal a user's cookies.




No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • IncrediBB Web site:
  • Telhack 026 Inc. Security Advisory - #2: IcrediBB 1.1, Cross Site Scripting vulnerability.. (From Neohapsis archive)
  • BID-4548: IcrediBB Script Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0590: Cross-site scripting (CSS) vulnerability in IcrediBB 1.1 Beta allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script and steal cookies as other IcrediBB users via the (1) title or (2) body of posts.
  • OSVDB ID: 9244: IcrediBB Message Post Multiple Field XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • IcrediBB Design Team IncrediBB 1.1


Apr 19, 2002

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