PunBB URL Quote Tag XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the remote version of PunBB is vulnerable to
cross-site scripting attacks because the application does not validate
URL and quote tags. With a specially crafted URL, an attacker may be
able to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into a user's browser,
resulting in a loss of integrity.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to PunBB version 1.1.5 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 15941 ()

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