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<glsa id="200505-10">
<title>phpBB: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability</title>
phpBB is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack that could allow
arbitrary scripting code execution.
<product type="ebuild">phpBB</product>
<announced>May 14, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 14, 2005: 01</revised>
<package name="www-apps/phpBB" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.0.15</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.0.15</vulnerable>
phpBB is an Open Source bulletin board package.
phpBB is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to
improper sanitization of user supplied input. Coupled with poor
validation of BBCode URLs which may be included in a forum post, an
unsuspecting user may follow a posted link triggering the
<impact type="normal">
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could cause arbitrary
scripting code to be executed in the browser of a user.
There are no known workarounds at this time.
All phpBB users should upgrade to the latest version:
emerge --sync
emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apps/phpBB-2.0.15&quot;</code>
<uri link="">BugTraq ID 13344</uri>
<uri link="">SecurityTracker ID 1013918</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 13 May 2005 08:29:22 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 13 May 2005 08:29:44 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 13 May 2005 19:13:15 +0000">