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Thread-IT Message Board XSS Vulnerability






Thread-IT Message Board XSS Vulnerability


Published: 24 September 2003

Released: 24 September 2003

Affected Systems: Thread-IT Message Board

Vendor: <http://www.ymonda.co.uk>

Issue: Remote attackers can inject XSS script. 



Description:
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"Thread-IT is a simple message board product that uses classic ASP scripts and an Access database. Installation of this product is simple even for people that have no ASP scripting experience."


Details:
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It's possibile to inject XSS script in the Topic Title, Name and Message fields. 

Examples:

">&lt;script&gt; this code will hide every thing after it including the the board topics if any attacker write it in the topic title.

&lt;script&gt;windows.open("URL");&lt;/script&gt; this code will open a new window when the board loaded.



Solution:
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The vendor has been contacted and a patch is not yet produced.



Suggestions:
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Filter all variables. 



Discovered by / credit:
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Bahaa Naamneh
b_naamneh@hotmail.com <mailto:b_naamneh@hotmail.com>
<http://www.bsecurity.tk>


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