Philip Chinery`s Guestbook Perl script allows cross-site scripting

guestbook-pl-xss (8916) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Philip Chinery's Guestbook Perl script is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious JavaScript in the Name, EMail, or Homepage field in a guestbook entry, which would be executed in a victim's Web browser in the security context of the hosting site once the page is viewed.




No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Philip Chinery Guestbook 1.1


Apr 21, 2002

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