SilverStripe Forums Module 'Search' Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts a PHP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The SilverStripe CMS install hosted on the remote web server includes
a version of the Forums module that is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability. User input to the 'Search' parameter is not
sanitized before being used to generate dynamic HTML.

An attacker can exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary script code in a
user's browser.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to SilverStripe Forums module 0.2.2 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: 44332 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37923

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1593

Ready to Scan Unlimited IPs & Run Compliance Checks?

Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!

Buy Now

Combine the Power of Nessus with the Ease of Cloud

Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!

Begin Free Trial