Jelsoft vBulletin 3.6.8 index.php cross site scriting

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A vulnerability has been found in Jelsoft vBulletin 3.6.8 (Forum Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file index.php. The manipulation 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 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 summary by CVE is:

** DISPUTED ** Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in vBulletin 3.6.8 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web code or HTML via the (1) s parameter to index.php, and the (2) q parameter to (a) faq.php, (b) member.php, (c) memberlist.php, (d) calendar.php, (e) search.php, (f) forumdisplay.php, (g) showgroups.php, (h) online.php, and (i) sendmessage.php. NOTE: these issues have been disputed by the vendor, stating "I can t reproduce a single one of these". The researcher is known to be unreliable.

The weakness was presented 08/21/2007 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2007-4453 since 08/21/2007. 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 of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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 X-Force (36084).





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

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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Advisory: [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2007-4453 (🔍)
X-Force: 36084


Created: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM
Updated: 09/07/2018 08:55 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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