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vBulletin BB Tag XSS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks BBTag XSS flaw in vBulletin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is susceptible to a
cross-site scripting attack.
According to its banner, the remote version of vBulletin is earlier
than 2.3.6 / 3.0.6. Such versions are reportedly vulnerable to a
cross-site scripting issue involving its BB code parsing.
As a result of this vulnerability, it is possible for a remote
attacker to create a malicious link containing script code that will
be executed in the browser of an unsuspecting user when followed.
This may facilitate the theft of cookie-based authentication
credentials as well as other attacks.
See also :
Upgrade to vBulletin version 2.3.6 / 3.0.6 or later.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1
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