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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0800

Original release date: 02/20/2006
Last revised: 10/11/2011


Interpretation conflict in PostNuke 0.761 and earlier allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via HTML tags with a trailing "<" character, which is interpreted as a ">" character by some web browsers but bypasses the blacklist protection in (1) the pnVarCleanFromInput function in pnAPI.php, (2) the pnSecureInput function in pnAntiCracker.php, and (3) the htmltext parameter in an edituser operation to user.php.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: XF
Name: postnuke-user-nslanguages-xss(24823)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SREASON
Name: 454
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060219 Multiple vulnerabilities in PostNuke <= 0.761
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0673
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 16752
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://news.postnuke.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2754
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)