VirtuaSystems VirtuaNews Admin.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

It has been reported that the VirtuaNews 'admin.php' script is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability. These problems surround the application's failure to properly validate user supplied URI input. When exploited an attacker can execute arbitrary script and HTML code within the context of the vulnerable application.

The supplied code is rendered in the browser in the context of the affected application. This may allow an attacker to craft a malicious link, facilitating a cross-site scripting attack.

Attackers may exploit this vulnerability to steal authentication credentials. Other attacks may also be possible.


 

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