Woltlab Burning Board 2.3.6 register.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in Woltlab Burning Board 2.3.6 (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the file register.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect 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. CVE summarizes:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in register.php in Woltlab Burning Board (wBB) 2.3.6 and Burning Board Lite 1.0.2pl3e allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) r_username, (2) r_email, (3) r_password, (4) r_confirmpassword, (5) r_homepage, (6) r_icq, (7) r_aim, (8) r_yim, (9) r_msn, (10) r_year, (11) r_month, (12) r_day, (13) r_gender, (14) r_signature, (15) r_usertext, (16) r_invisible, (17) r_usecookies, (18) r_admincanemail, (19) r_emailnotify, (20) r_notificationperpm, (21) r_receivepm, (22) r_emailonpm, (23) r_pmpopup, (24) r_showsignatures, (25) r_showavatars, (26) r_showimages, (27) r_daysprune, (28) r_umaxposts, (29) r_dateformat, (30) r_timeformat, (31) r_startweek, (32) r_timezoneoffset, (33) r_usewysiwyg, (34) r_styleid, (35) r_langid, (36) key_string, (37) key_number, (38) disablesmilies, (39) disablebbcode, (40) disableimages, (41) field[1], (42) field[2], and (43) field[3] parameters. NOTE: a third-party researcher has disputed some of these vectors, stating that only the r_dateformat and r_timeformat parameters in Burning Board 2.3.6 are affected.

The weakness was presented 03/13/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at vupen.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-1443 since 03/13/2007. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

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 vulnerability database at Secunia (SA24386).





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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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08/15/2018 +1251 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.woltlab.com/

Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2007-1443 (🔍)
Secunia: 24386
Vupen: ADV-2007-0856


Created: 03/13/2015 12:16 PM
Updated: 08/15/2018 08:09 AM
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_vupen
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