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Secunia Security Advisory 32914

Secunia Security Advisory 32914
Posted Nov 28, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in subtext, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 32914

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TITLE:
Subtext Comments Anchor Tag Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA32914

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32914/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Subtext 2.x
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/20618/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in subtext, which can be exploited
by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Certain input passed via comments is not properly sanitised before
being used within the URL to anchor tag feature. This can be
exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed
in a user's browser session in context of an affected site if
malicious data is viewed.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.0. Other versions may also
be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.1.0.5.
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=137896&package_id=181920&release_id=643458

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Adrian Bateman.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://haacked.com/archive/2008/11/27/subtext-2.1-security-update.aspx

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

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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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