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Stored XSS Vulnerability in Xoops 2.3.x ]
Stored XSS Vulnerability in Xoops 2.3.x
Stored XSS Vulnerability in Xoops 2.3.x

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory       #DSECRG-08-041

Application:                    XOOPS   
Versions Affected:              2.3.1, 2.3.2a
Vendor URL: http://www.xoops.org/ 
Bug:                            Stored XSS
Exploits:                       YES
Reported:                       10.11.2008
Vendor response:                10.11.2008
Solution:                       YES
Date of Public Advisory:        08.12.2008
Authors:                        Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsec [dot] ru)


XOOPS has Stored XSS vulnerability.


Vulnerability found in script pmlite.php

User can inject script into private message using BBCode post parameter [url].


[url=" STYLE="test:expression(alert('DSecRG XSS'))]DSecRG XSS[/url]


Vendor fixed this flaw on 07.12.2008. 

XOOPS 2.3.2b Security Release can be download from Sourceforge repository:


Release notes:



Digital Security is leading IT security company in Russia, providing information security consulting, audit and penetration testing services, risk analysis and ISMS-related services and certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI DSS standards. Digital Security Research Group focuses on web application and database security problems with vulnerability reports, advisories and whitepapers posted regularly on our website.

Contact:    research [at] dsec [dot] ru
http://www.dsec.ru (in Russian) 

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