CVE-2007-6669 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Phpcredo Phcdownload 1.1

Publication

2008-01-08

Last modification

2017-08-08

Summary

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in search.php in PHCDownload 1.1.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the string parameter.

Description

PHCDownload is prone to an SQL-injection and cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and to launch other attacks. Attackers may also exploit this issue to compromise the application, access or modify data, or exploit latent vulnerabilities in the underlying database.PHCDownload 1.1.0 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

Solution

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: info@vumetric.com.

Exploit

Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to follow a malicious URI.The following proof-of-concept URIs are available:http://www.example.com/[phcdownload/search.php?string=[XSS]http://www.example.com/[phcdownload/search.php?string='

Classification

CWE-79 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

Risk level (CVSS AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Medium

4.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Phpcredo Phcdownload  1.1

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