e107 submitnews.php XSS

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Synopsis :

A PHP script on the remote web server is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of e107 on the remote host is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability because the 'submitnews.php' script fails to
properly sanitize user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit
this by tricking a user into making a specially crafted POST request.

There are reportedly several other cross-site scripting and SQL
injection vulnerabilities in this version of e107, though Nessus has
not checked for them.

See also :


Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

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

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 43099 (e107_submitnews_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37087

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4083

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