YaBB 1.5.1/1.5.2/1.5.4/1.5.5/1.5.5b index.php categories cross site scriting

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in YaBB 1.5.1/1.5.2/1.5.4/1.5.5/1.5.5b (Forum Software). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument categories with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. 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 summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in index.php in Yet another Bulletin Board (YaBB) allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the categories parameter.

The weakness was disclosed 08/16/2006 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2006-4157 since 08/16/2006. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (28324) and SecurityTracker (ID 1016684).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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Advisory: securityfocus.com [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-4157 (🔍)
X-Force: 28324 - YaBB index.php script cross-site scripting
SecurityTracker: 1016684
SecurityFocus: 19460 - YaBBSE Index.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

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Created: 03/12/2015 03:51 PM
Updated: 08/02/2018 09:06 AM
Changes: (1) exploit_url
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