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|Posted: Sat May 14, 2005 2:16 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200505-10 ] phpBB: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: phpBB: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability (GLSA 200505-10)
Date: May 14, 2005
phpBB is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack that could allow
arbitrary scripting code execution.
phpBB is an Open Source bulletin board package.
Vulnerable: < 2.0.15
Unaffected: >= 2.0.15
Architectures: All supported architectures
phpBB is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to
improper sanitization of user supplied input. Coupled with poor
validation of BBCode URLs which may be included in a forum post, an
unsuspecting user may follow a posted link triggering the
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could cause arbitrary
scripting code to be executed in the browser of a user.
There are no known workarounds at this time.
All phpBB users should upgrade to the latest version:
emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/phpBB-2.0.15"
BugTraq ID 13344
SecurityTracker ID 1013918
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