Phorum search.php subject Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that suffers from a cross-
site scripting flaw.

Description :

The remote version of Phorum contains a script called 'search.php'
that is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. An attacker may
be able to exploit this problem to steal the authentication
credentials of third-party users.

See also :

http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2004/Jul/1010787.html
http://www.phorum.org/cvs-changelog-5.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to 5.0.7a.beta or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 14185 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10822

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2242