PunBB profile.php XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to multiple
cross-site scripting attacks.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of PunBB installed on the remote
host fails to properly sanitize user input to the script
'profile.php'. With a specially crafted URL, an attacker can inject
arbitrary HTML and script code into a user's browser, resulting in a
loss of integrity, theft of authentication cookies, and the like.

See also :


Solution :

Update to PunBB version 1.1.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 15940 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11847