Phorum register.php Username Field XSS

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Synopsis :

A remote CGI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

Description :

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

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-09/0018.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Phorum 5.0.18 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 : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 19584 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14726

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2836