PScript PForum < 1.26 User Profile XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1731

Synopsis

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of PForum, a web forum software implemented in PHP.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of PForum, a web forum software implemented in PHP. It is reported that versions prior 1.26 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS). An attacker may include malicious HTML in the 'AIM ID' and 'IRC Server' fields of his profile. This malicious code may be rendered by a victim's browser displaying the attacker profile. It may permit the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials or to exploit latent security flaws in web browsers.

Solution

Upgrade to PScript PForum 1.26 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1731

File Name: 1731.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1716

BID: 10954