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TorrentFlux user_id Script Insertion
From: 3cab7cc7 () srasg stevenroddis com au
Date: 17 Oct 2006 06:44:04 -0000

TITLE:
TorrentFlux “user_id” Script Insertion

CRITICAL:
Not Critical
IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
TorrentFlux 2.x

DESCRIPTION:
I have discovered a vulnerability in TorrentFlux, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion 
attacks.

Data passed to the “users” array is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary 
HTML and script code, which will be executed in an administrator’s browser session in context of an affected site when 
the “Activity Log” is viewed.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 2.1. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:

Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

/admin.php

Line 416:

echo “”.htmlentities($users[$inx], ENT_QUOTES).”"; 

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.stevenroddis.com.au/2006/10/17/torrentflux-user_id-script-insertion/


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