Splatt Forum message IMG tag cross-site scripting

splatt-forum-img-xss (9279) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Splatt Forum is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious script within HTML IMG tags in a forum message, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the message is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Splatt Forum (3.1 or later), available from the Splatt Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Splatt Projects Splatt Forum 3.0


Jun 06, 2002

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