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CoolForum XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for cross-site scripting and SQL injection vulnerabilities in CoolForum

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers
from multiple issues.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of CoolForum that suffers from
multiple input validation vulnerabilities.

- Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
Due to a failure to properly sanitize user-input supplied
through the 'pseudo' parameter of the 'admin/entete.php' script
and the 'ilogin' parameter of the 'register.php' script, an
attacker may be able to manipulate SQL queries and view
arbitrary database contents.

- A Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
It is possible to inject arbitrary script and HTML code into the
'img' parameter of the 'avatar.php' script. A possible hacker can
exploit these flaws to cause code to run on a user's browser
within the context of the remote site, enabling him to steal
authentication cookies, access data recently submitted by the
user, and the like.

See also :

http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2005/Mar/1013474.html

Solution :

Upgrade to CoolForum version 0.8.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12852

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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