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Secunia Security Advisory 23494

Secunia Security Advisory 23494
Posted Dec 27, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - CorryL has discovered a vulnerability in TimberWolf CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

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Secunia Security Advisory 23494

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TITLE:
TimberWolf CMS "nid" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA23494

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23494/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
TimberWolf CMS 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/12966/

DESCRIPTION:
CorryL has discovered a vulnerability in TimberWolf CMS, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities.

Input passed to the "nid" parameter in shownews.php is not properly
sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to
execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in
context of an affected site

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.2.2. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
CorryL

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About:
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everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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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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