Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Phorum 5.0.17a and earlier allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the username parameter to register.php or (2) a signature of a logged-in user in "My Control Center," which is not properly handled by control.php.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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Advisory; Patch Information
20050902 Re: Multiple Phorum XSS and Session Hijacking vulnerabilities
20050901 Multiple Phorum XSS and Session Hijacking vulnerabilities
Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit