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DcForum+ XSS Vulnerability







ZH2003-21SA (security advisory): DcForum+ XSS Vulnerability





Published: 10 august 2003



Released: 10 august 2003



Name: DcForum+



Affected Systems: 1.2



Issue: Remote attackers can inject XSS script



Author: G00db0y@zone-h.org



Vendor: http://www.dcscripts.com/dcforump.shtml



Description



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Zone-h Security Team has discovered a flaw in 

DcForum+ 1.2  (and older versions?). DcForum+ is a very user friendly 

bulletin board program that utilitzes mySQL server on the backend and

PHP on the front end.







Details



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It's possibile to inject XSS script in the subject variable.



For example try this:



Your Name: Zone-h Security Team



Your Email: test@test.com



Your Subject: <script>alert(Zone-h)</script>



Your Message: Zone-h.org







Solution:



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The vendor has been contacted and a patch was produced.





Suggestions:



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Filter the subject variable.





G00db0y - www.zone-h.org admin



Original advisory here: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2865/


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