phpWebSite 1.4.0 Search Module index.php search cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in phpWebSite 1.4.0 (Content Management System). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown function of the file index.php of the component Search Module. The manipulation of the argument search with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is 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 weakness was published 01/01/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-0092 since 01/03/2008. 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 as well as a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is available at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 27090), X-Force (39391) and Secunia (SA28303).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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CVE: CVE-2008-0092 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27090 - phpWebSite Search Module Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 28303 - phpWebSite Two Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
X-Force: 39391 - phpWebSite search module cross-site scripting
OSVDB: 39797 - Search Module for phpWebSite index.php search Parameter XSS

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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 09/14/2018 08:09 AM
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