Double Choco Latte allows HTML injection

dcl-html-injection (9532) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Double Choco Latte is vulnerable to HTML injection attacks. A vulnerability regarding the lack of HTML tag filtering in user-supplied input could allow a remote attacker to embed malicious HTML script code, which would be executed on the system by a visitor's Web browser.




Upgrade to the latest version of Double Choco Latte (20020706 or later), available from the Double Choco Latte Web page. See References.


  • Double Choco Latte Web site: DCL 20020706 STABLE Is Out!.
  • VulnWatch Mailing List, Sun Jul 14 2002 - 15:48:23 CDT: Double Choco Latte multiple vulnerabilities. (From Neohapsis archive)
  • BID-5182: Double Choco Latte HTML Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1037: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Double Choco Latte (DCL) before 20020706 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTML, including script, into web pages via the (1) Ticket# Find, (2) Priorities, (3) Severities, (4) Projects, (5) WO# Find, (6) Departments and (7) Users features.
  • OSVDB ID: 5848: Double Choco Latte htmlspecialchars XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Michael L. Dean Double Choco Latte prior to 20020706


Jul 06, 2002

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