VDB-82511 · CVE-2005-1782 · BID 13783

BookReview add_contents.htm cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in BookReview (affected version not known). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the file add_contents.htm. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. Impacted is integrity.

The bug was discovered 04/27/2005. The weakness was released 05/26/2005 by Lostmon Lords (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at lostmon.blogspot.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2005-1782. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 30 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:add_contents.htm 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.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 25389, 25357, 82512 and 82513.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.3

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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04/27/2005 🔍
05/26/2005 +28 days 🔍
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05/31/2005 +4 days 🔍
04/18/2016 +3975 days 🔍
07/25/2022 +2289 days 🔍


Advisory: lostmon.blogspot.com
Researcher: Lostmon Lords
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-1782 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 13783 - BookReview Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: 16872 - BookReview add_contents.htm Multiple Parameter XSS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 04/18/2016 01:11 PM
Updated: 07/25/2022 08:28 AM
Changes: 04/18/2016 01:11 PM (42), 10/12/2018 08:17 AM (6), 07/25/2022 08:25 AM (3), 07/25/2022 08:28 AM (7)
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