[UNIX] phpEventCalendar HTML Injection
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To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 31 Jan 2005 09:53:59 +0200
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phpEventCalendar HTML Injection
<http://www.ikemcg.com/scripts/pec/index.html> phpEventCalendar is "a
MySQL backed application that allows users to post and display events or
notes on a month-at-a-glance calendar. A user administration panel allows
authorized users (Administrators) to control who can add, delete, and edit
phpEventCalendar doesn't check the title and/or text of events inserted in
be executed by other users.
* phpEventCalendar version 0.2 or prior
* phpEventCalendar version 0.2.1 or newer
When inserting a new event into the system, phpEventCalendar doesn't check
the values of title and text variables, it only escapes it when necessary
to avoid SQL injection. These variables will be later retrieved by other
user viewing the calendar and showed with strip_slashes so we can write
they look at the calendar (if inserted in title, but take care there's a
limit in the length of the title shown in the calendar) or when they look
at the individual entry.
Insert an event with text: <script>alert(document.cookie);</script>
07/01/2005 - Vulnerability found
07/01/2005 - Vendor contacted
08/01/2005 - Vendor replied confirming bug
18/01/2005 - New version released
25/01/2005 - Advisory released
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