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IdealBB XSS Vulnerability







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



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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



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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=<script>alert('Zone-h')</script>





Solution:



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The vendor has been contacted and a patch was produced





Suggestions:



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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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