netVigilance Security Advisory #20
SonicBB version 1.0 XSS Attack Vulnerabilities
SonicBB is a user-friendly and fully customizable bulletin board package. SonicBB is compatible with any web server/operating system combo with PHP 4.x or higher installed.SonicBB is the ideal community software for all sites.
This vulnerabilities can be exploited only when PHP magic_quotes_gpc = Off.
Mitre CVE: CVE-2007-1903
NVD NIST: CVE-2007-1903
SonicBB is a user-friendly and fully customizable bulletin board package. SonicBB is compatible with any web server/operating system combo with PHP 4.x or higher installed. SonicBB is the ideal community software for all sites.
Security problem in the product allows attackers to commit XSS attacks.
Access Vector: Remote
Access Complexity: High
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial
Impact Bias: Normal
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
Target Distribution on Internet: Low
Exploitability: Functional Exploit
Remediation Level: Workaround
Report Confidence: Confirmed
Vulnerability Impact: Attack
Host Impact: XSS Attack.
SecureScout Testcase ID:
SonicBB version 1.0
XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) to force a web-site to display malicious contents to the target, by sending a specially crafted request to the web-site. The vulnerable web-site is not the target of attack but is used as a tool for the hacker in the attack of the victim.
Contact with the Vendor was established and draft of the security advisory was provided on 10 April 2007, the vendor promised to fix the issue but stopped responding to our emails on 10 April 2007. There is no official fix at the release of this Security Advisory
Modify in the php.ini file following line: magic_quotes_gpc = Off.
http://[TARGET]/[PRODUCT-DIRECTORY]/search.php?query=1&part=post`<> '' UNION SELECT `id`,'',1,1,1,1,`username` FROM `users` WHERE id=1%23
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