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Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

CVE-2009-2156

Severity Low
Score 3.5/10

Summary

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in TorrentTrader Classic 1.09 allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the Title field to requests.php, related to viewrequests.php; and (2) the Torrent Name field to torrents-upload.php, related to the logging of torrent uploads; and allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (3) the ttversion parameter to themes/default/footer.php, the (4) SITENAME and (5) CURUSER[username] parameters to themes/default/header.php, (6) the todayactive parameter to visitorstoday.php, (7) the activepeople parameter to visitorsnow.php, (8) the faq_categ[999][title] parameter to faq.php, and (9) the keepget parameter to torrents-details.php.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-79 - Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting, commonly referred to as XSS, is the most dominant class of vulnerabilities. It allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a pregnable web application and victimize its users. The exploitation of such a weakness can cause severe issues such as account takeover, and sensitive data exfiltration. Because of the prevalence of XSS vulnerabilities and their high rate of exploitation, it has remained in the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for years.

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