Reflected XSS Vulnerability in MaxForum 2.0.0
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Reflected XSS Vulnerability in MaxForum
Affected Software: MaxForum 2.0.0
Affected Versions: 2.0.0
Vendor Homepage: https://sourceforge.net/projects/maxforum/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-17-017
Proof of Concept URL for XSS vulnerability in MaxForum 2.0.0;
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: Full URL
Attack Pattern: /'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x004083)</scRipt>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
28 Feb 2017 – Issue reported
Feb 2017 – Mar 2017 – Several attempts to get in touch
28 Mar 2017 – Advisory released
No solution is available at the time of publishing this advisory.
Credits & Authors
This issue has been discovered by Enes Aslanbakan while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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