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Serendipity BBCode Plugin Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in Serendipity BBCode plugin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is vulnerable to
cross-site scripting attacks.
According to its banner, the version of Serendipity installed on the
remote host does not properly filter user-supplied input for selected
fields if the BBCode test is enabled - it is not by default. By
exploiting this flaw, a possible hacker can cause arbitrary HTML and script
code to be executed by a user's browser in the context of the affected
web site whenever users view malicious entries or comments that the
See also :
Disable the BBCode test or upgrade to Serendipity 0.8 or later.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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