Betsie parserl.pl cross-site scripting

betsie-parserl-xss (9468) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Betsie (BBC Education Text to Speech Internet Enhancer) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious script within a URL link to the parserl.pl script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site once the link is clicked.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Betsie (1.5.12 or later), available from the BBC Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • BBC Betsie 1.5.11 and prior

Reported:

Jul 01, 2002

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