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Multiple XSS Vulnerability in Gcontact
From: security () armorize com
Date: 14 Oct 2006 06:15:34 -0000

Armorize Technologies Security Advisory

Advisory No:
Armorize-ADV-2006-0005

Status:
Partial

Date:
2006/10/14

Summary:
Armorize-ADV-2006-0005 discloses multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that are found in Gcontact, which is a 
Web based address book written in Ajax/PHP offering multi-user, multi-contacts (email,phone,icq,msn,...) & 
multi-address for each person, birthday reminder by email, mailing-list management, Excel export, etc.

Affected Software:
Gcontact 0.6.5

Vulnerability Description:
Cross-Site Scripting

Analysis/Impact:
Allows malicious users to access restricted directories and/or view data outside the normal scope which may lead to 
information theft and invasion of privacy.

Detection/Exploit(partial):
http://www.example.com/[PATH]/index.php

Protection/Solution:
1. Escape every questionable URI and HTML script.
2. Remove prohibited user input.

Credit: Security Team at Armorize Technologies, Inc. (security () armorize com)


Additional Information:
Link to this Armorize advisory
http://www.armorize.com/advisory.php?Keyword=Armorize-ADV-2006-0005

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Links to Armorize vulnerability database
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