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ZH2003-15SA (security advisory): IdealBB XSS Vulnerability
From: G00db0y <G00db0y () zone-h org>
Date: 8 Aug 2003 12:47:41 -0000



ZH2003-15SA (security advisory): IdealBB XSS Vulnerability


Published: 7 august 2003

Released: 7 august 2003

Name: IdealBB 

Affected Systems: 1.4.9 beta

Issue: Remote attackers can inject XSS script

Author: G00db0y () zone-h org

Vendor: http://www.idealbb.com

Description

***********

Zone-h Security Team has discovered a flaw in 
IdealBB 1.4.9  (and older versions?). "The Ideal Bulletin Board 
(Ideal BB) is a powerful, scalable, and very user friendly 
bulletin board program that utilitzes SQL server on the backend
 and ASP and COM on the front end."



Details

*******
 
error.asp which is supposed to handle error messages,seems unfiltered
agains Cross-Site Scripting. Which is allow any attacked to inject XSS
script. 

Example:

http://www.site.com/idealbb/error.asp?e=16&sessionID={xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-
xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx}&msg=&lt;script&gt;alert('Zone-h')&lt;/script&gt;


Solution:

*********

The vendor has been contacted and a patch was produced


Suggestions:

************

Filter the script


G00db0y - www.zone-h.org admin

Original advisory here: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2838/


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