BosDates Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Russ McRee has reported some vulnerabilities in BosDates, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "type" parameter in calendar.php and to the "category" parameter in calendar_search.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

Apply the official patch. Contact the vendor for details.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Russ McRee

2008-03-07: Updated "Solution" section.
2008-03-11: Added CVE reference.

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