Information
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Name : XSS Vulnerabilities in UseBB
Software : UseBB v1.0.15 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage : http://www.usebb.net/
Vulnerability Type : Cross-Site Scripting
Severity : Critical
Researcher : Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference : NS-14-004

Description
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UseBB 1, a classic PHP 4 based bulletin board package

Details
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UseBB is affected by XSS and Information Leak vulnerabilities in version 1.0.15.

Example PoC urls are as follows :


You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities from here :


Solution
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Developer replied with fixes are in git.

Advisory Timeline
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26/02/2013 - First Contact - Request Security contact
05/05/2013 - Sent Vulnerabilities Details
26/06/2013 - Second Contact
15/07/2013 - Developer replied: fixes are in git.
29/01/2014 - Advisory Released

Credits
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It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

About Netsparker
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Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web application security scanner.