GeekLog 1.3.7 users.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in GeekLog 1.3.7 (Blog Software). Affected is an unknown code of the file comment.php/profiles.php/users.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Geeklog 1.3.7 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) cid parameter to comment.php, (2) uid parameter to profiles.php, (3) uid to users.php, and (4) homepage field.

The weakness was published 12/31/2003 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2003-1347 since 10/14/2007. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

It is declared as highly functional. By approaching the search of inurl:comment.php/profiles.php/users.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11670 (Geeklog <= 1.3.7sr1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SQLi, XSS, Priv Esc)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 11036 (Geeklog Users.PHP Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability).

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (11075) and Tenable (11670). Similar entries are available at 17993, 17994 and 18898.




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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 11670
Nessus Name: Geeklog <= 1.3.7sr1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SQLi, XSS, Priv Esc)
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01/14/2003 🔍
05/29/2003 +135 days 🔍
12/31/2003 +216 days 🔍
12/31/2003 +0 days 🔍
10/14/2007 +1383 days 🔍
08/28/2014 +2510 days 🔍
06/16/2018 +1388 days 🔍


Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2003-1347 (🔍)
X-Force: 11075 - Geeklog profiles.php, users.php, and comment.php script cross-site scripting
SecurityFocus: 6604 - Geeklog Homepage User Field HTML Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 08/28/2014 05:55 PM
Updated: 06/16/2018 10:12 AM
Changes: 08/28/2014 05:55 PM (59), 06/16/2018 10:12 AM (5)
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