Andreas_Aufmuth at vogel-medien
Jan 3, 2008, 10:53 PM
Post #5 of 5
Why don't you just fix it?
AW: phpBB2 2.0.22 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
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The fact, that this field ist not properly sanitised means that u don't check all fields by default.
so it may not be an exploitable software bug, but it is a development error...
Von: neothermic [at] phpbb [mailto:neothermic [at] phpbb]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 3. Januar 2008 23:29
An: bugtraq [at] securityfocus
Betreff: Re: phpBB2 2.0.22 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
This is why browsers block cross-domain AJAX by default. Added to the fact that any action in the ACP requires the SID means that your attack via AJAX would fail.
phpBB Support Team, Audit Team and Incident Investigation Team Leader