Cross site scripting (XSS) in Miro broadcast machine
Wednesday, 5 December 2007
Cross site scripting (XSS) in broadcast machine
Broadcast machine is a web-based video platform tool. It's login form is vulnerable to XSS.
<form action="http://somesite.com/login.php" method="post">
<input type="text" name="username" value='"<script>alert(1)</script>'>
Vendor consideres broadcast machine dead software and won't provide any updates. However it's still used on some live sites in the internet.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name CVE-2007-3694 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org/), which standardizes names for security problems.
Credits and copyright
This vulnerability was discovered by Hanno Boeck of schokokeks.org webhosting. It's licensed under the creative commons attribution license.
Hanno Boeck, 2007-11-12, http://www.hboeck.de
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