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Vulnerability Assessment Details

vBulletin Email Field Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number of vBulletin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the version of vBulletin installed on the
remote host does not properly sanitize user-supplied input to the
email field in the 'profile.php' script. Using a specially-crafted
email address in his profile, an authenticated attacker can leverage
this issue to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into the browsers
of users who views the attacker's profile.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426537/30/0/threaded
http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=176170

Solution :

Upgrade to vBulletin 3.5.4 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16919

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

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