foresite CMS search_de.html query cross site scriting

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A vulnerability was found in foresite CMS (Content Management System) (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code of the file search_de.html. The manipulation of the argument query with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-80. Impacted is 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 search_de.html in foresite CMS allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the query parameter.

The weakness was published 10/31/2006 by David Vieira-Kurz (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-5643 since 10/31/2006. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful 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.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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 SecurityFocus (BID 20818), X-Force (29906), Secunia (SA22648) and SecurityTracker (ID 1017134).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Researcher: David Vieira-Kurz
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-5643 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 20818 - Foresite CMS Index_2.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 22648 - foresite CMS "query" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability, Less Critical
X-Force: 29906
SecurityTracker: 1017134 - foresite CMS Input Validation Hole in 'query' Parameter Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
Vupen: ADV-2006-4278


Created: 03/12/2015 10:21 PM
Updated: 09/28/2017 09:20 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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