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Burning Board pms.php Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for cross-site scripting vulnerability in Burning Board's pms.php script

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script which is vulnerable to a cross
site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Burning Board or Burning Board Lite installed on the
remote host may be prone to cross-site scripting attacks due to its
failure to properly sanitize input passed to the 'folderid' parameter
of the 'pms.php' script. A possible hacker may be able to exploit this flaw
to cause arbitrary HTML and script code to be run in a user's browser
within the context of the affected website.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/396858
http://www.woltlab.com/news/399_en.php

Solution :

Apply the security update referenced above.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

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