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Secunia Security Advisory 51554

Secunia Security Advisory 51554
Posted Dec 14, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been discovered in the Facebook profile link on Postbit plugin for MyBB, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51554

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TITLE:
MyBB Facebook profile link on Postbit Plugin Script Insertion
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51554

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51554/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51554

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-14

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51554/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51554/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51554

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Facebook profile link on
Postbit plugin for MyBB, which can be exploited by malicious people
to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed via the Facebook id/nickname field when editing profile
details is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be
exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be
executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site
when the malicious data is being viewed.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.4. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
limb0

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
limb0:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/23355/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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