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XSS Vulnerability in miniBB

Advisory by Netsparker.
Name: XSS Vulnerability in miniBB
Affected Software : miniBB
Affected Versions: 3.1 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2262
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-15-006

Technical Details
Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in miniBB:

Page: bb_admin.php
Parameter Name: topic
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x005F12)</scRipt>

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline
05/03/2015 - First Contact
10/04/2015 - Vulnerability fixed
14/04/2014 - Advisory released


Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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