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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpBB <= 2.0.16 Nested BBCode URL Tags Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for nested BBCode URL tags cross-site scripting vulnerability in phpBB <= 2.0.16

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of phpBB
that fails to sanitize BBCode containing nested URL tags, which
enables attackers to cause arbitrary HTML and script code to be
executed in a user's browser within the context of the affected site.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/404300/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB version 2.0.17 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14151

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

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