Aweb Labs aWebNews 1.0 visview.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Aweb Labs aWebNews 1.0. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the file visview.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in visview.php in aWebNews 1.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) yname, (2) emailadd, (3) subject, and (4) comment parameters.

The weakness was shared 04/01/2006 by Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2006-1612 since 04/04/2006. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details and also a exploit are known. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:visview.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 29495, 83686, 83687 and 83688 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Researcher: Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-1612 (🔍)
X-Force: 25589
Secunia: 19487 - aWebNews Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 24333 - aWebNews visview.php Multiple Parameter XSS
Vupen: ADV-2006-1196

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Created: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 07/08/2021 03:00 PM
Changes: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM (47), 09/01/2017 06:23 AM (11), 07/08/2021 03:00 PM (3)
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