YaBB 2.0 Rc1 username cross site scriting

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A vulnerability was found in YaBB 2.0 Rc1 (Forum Software). It has been classified as problematic. This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument username with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-80. This is going to have an impact on integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 03/12/2005. The weakness was released 05/02/2005 by trueend5 (Website). The advisory is shared at marc.info. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2005-0785 since 03/20/2005. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 17305 (YaBB YaBB.pl usersrecentposts Action username Parameter XSS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses : XSS and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (19671), SecurityTracker (ID 1013420), Vulnerability Center (SBV-7294) and Tenable (17305). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 24066.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 17305
Nessus Name: YaBB YaBB.pl usersrecentposts Action username Parameter XSS
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Upgrade: marc.info


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Advisory: marc.info
Researcher: trueend5
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-0785 (🔍)
X-Force: 19671
SecurityTracker: 1013420
Vulnerability Center: 7294 - XSS in YaBB 2.0 RC1 via Username Parameter, Medium
SecurityFocus: 12756 - YaBB Remote UsersRecentPosts Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: 14827 - YaBB "usersrecentposts" field cross-site scripting

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Created: 03/10/2015 11:05 PM
Updated: 05/30/2019 06:14 PM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_discoverydate countermeasure_name source_osvdb source_osvdb_title
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