Edit Report

Our sensors found this exploit at: http://cxsecurity.com/ascii/WLB-2012030130

Below is a copy:

Name :  Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Invision Power Board version 3.2.3
Software :  Invision Power Board version 3.2.3
Vendor Homepage :  http://www.invisionpower.com
Vulnerability Type :  Cross-site scripting
Researcher :  Vasil A. xss@9y.com

Invision Power Board (abbreviated IPB, IP.Board or IP Board) is an
Internet forum software produced by Invision Power Services, Inc. It
is written in PHP and primarily uses MySQL as a database management
system, although support for other database engines is available.

IP Board is affected by a Cross-site scripting vulnerability in version 3.2.3.

Example PoC url is as follows :


Additional notes:
1.If a forum contain sub-forums this vulnerability don't exist.

2.Most of boards uses "Friendly Url style",but the attack can be
performed  by using "legacy URL style" in the query,e.g :




The vendor issued patch for this vulnerability. Please see the references.

Advisory Timeline
10/03/2012 - First contact: Sent the vulnerability details
12/03/2012 - Second contact: Ask for patch
14/03/2012 - Vulnerability Fixed
15/03/2012 - Vulnerability Released

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application
Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

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