vBulletin vbShout Module "message" Cross-Site Scripting
vBulletin vbShout Module "message" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Release Date : 2012-03-27
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Software: vBShout (module for vBulletin) 6.x
A vulnerability has been reported in the vBShout module for vBulletin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Input passed to the "message" parameter in vbshout.php (when "do" is set to "archive" and "instanceid" is valid) is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
This vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 6.0.7.
Update to version 6.0.7.
Provided and/or discovered by:
Avram Marius Gabriel.
Avram Marius Gabriel: