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Secunia Security Advisory 42915

Secunia Security Advisory 42915
Posted Jan 18, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in the Forum plugin for Geeklog, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 42915

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TITLE:
Geeklog Forum Plugin Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA42915

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/42915/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42915

RELEASE DATE:
2011-01-18

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/42915/#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/42915/

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=42915

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 reported in the Forum plugin for Geeklog,
which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion
attacks.

Certain unspecified parameters passed via BBcode tags 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 reported in versions prior to 2.7.4.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.7.4.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Saif El-Shere.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.geeklog.net/article.php/forum-2.7.4

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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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.

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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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