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CVE-2014-3149 - Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in "Invision Power IP.Board"



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CVE-2014-3149
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"Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "Invision Power IP.Board" product


Vendor
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Invision Power Services Inc.


Product
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IP.Board
"IP.Board is the leading solution for creating an engaging discussion forum on the web. 
Trusted by thousands of forums, large and small." - source: https://www.invisionpower.com/apps/board/


Affected versions
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This vulnerability affects versions of IP.Board prior 3.4.6 as well as versions 3.3.x


Patch
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The vendor has released patches for versions 3.4.x and 3.3.x at 
http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/399747-ipboard-33x-34x-security-update/


Reported by
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This issue was reported to the vendor by Christian Schneider (@cschneider4711) 
following a responsible disclosure process.


Severity
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Low


Exploitability
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Clickjacking or social engineering required


Description
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Using a specially crafted request to access the web forum software IP.Board it 
is possible to execute Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. Due to a 
token-based CSRF protection the actual exploitation is somewhat limited, since 
attackers have to trick victims (using Clickjacking or social engineering) 
into submitting an attacker supplied content. 


Proof of concept
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Due to the responsible disclosure process chosen and to not harm unpatched systems, 
no concrete exploit code will be presented in this advisory.


References
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http://community.invisionpower.com/topic/399747-ipboard-33x-34x-security-update/
http://www.christian-schneider.net/advisories/CVE-2014-3149.txt


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