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vBulletin Email Field Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version number of vBulletin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting issue.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of vBulletin installed on the
remote host does not properly sanitize user-supplied input to the
email field in the 'profile.php' script. Using a specially-crafted
email address in his profile, an authenticated attacker can leverage
this issue to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into the browsers
of users who views the attacker's profile.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to vBulletin 3.5.4 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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