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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0775

Original release date: 02/13/2008
Last revised: 09/01/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in sboxDB.php in Simple Machines Forum (SMF) Shoutbox 1.14 through 1.16b allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via strings to the shoutbox form that start with "&#", contain the desired script, and end with ";".

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080422 Re: Simple Machines Forum "SMF Shoutbox" Mod Persistent XSS
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28900
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080321 Re: Simple Machines Forum "SMF Shoutbox" Mod Persistent XSS
External Source: BID
Name: 27727
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3651
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080210 Simple Machines Forum "SMF Shoutbox" Mod Persistent XSS

Technical Details

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)