Cross site scripting (XSS) in broadcast machine
Cross site scripting describes attacks that allow to insert malicious html or
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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