VDB-52093 · CVE-2009-4677 · BID 41330

Frank-karau phpFK PHP Forum 7.0.4 search.php search cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Frank-karau phpFK PHP Forum 7.0.4 (Forum Software). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file search.php. The manipulation of the argument search with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in search.php in phpFK PHP Forum ohne 7.0.4 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the search parameter. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.

The weakness was presented 12/29/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-4677 since 03/08/2010. 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 are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

By approaching the search of inurl:search.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.





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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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12/29/2009 🔍
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Advisory: securityfocus.com [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-4677 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 41330 - phpFK PHP Forum ohne 'search.php' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 37983 - phpFK PHP Forum ohne Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability, Less Critical
OSVDB: 61384 - phpFK PHP Forum ohne search.php search Parameter XSS


Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/31/2017 09:34 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (53), 12/31/2017 09:34 AM (6)
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