WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 Error Message Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 (Content Management System). This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component Error Message Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Reflected). 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 summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WoltLab Community Framework (WCF) 1.0.6 in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) page and (2) form parameters, which are not properly handled when they are reflected back in an error message.

The weakness was disclosed 04/09/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared at securityfocus.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-1716 since 04/09/2008. 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. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

It is declared as highly functional.

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 28678), X-Force (41714) and Secunia (SA29719). The entry 41898 is pretty similar.

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Name: Reflected
Class: Cross site scripting / Reflected
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Status: Highly functional

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

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-1716 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 28678 - WoltLab Burning Board WCF Cross Site Scripting And Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 29719
X-Force: 41714 - WoltLab Burning Board WoltLab Community Framework page and form parameters cross-site scripting

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Created: 03/16/2015 05:00 PM
Updated: 11/17/2017 10:15 AM
Changes: (5) advisory_url source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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