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CVE-2002-0902 Detail


Cross-site scripting vulnerability in phpBB 2.0.0 (phpBB2) allows remote attackers to execute Javascript as other phpBB users by including a http:// and a double-quote (") in the [IMG] tag, which bypasses phpBB's security check, terminates the src parameter of the resulting HTML IMG tag, and injects the script.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/04/2002

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 20020526 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability in phpBB2's [IMG] tag and remote avatar Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source XF phpbb-bbcode-image-css(9178) Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 4858

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