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Security Advisory 07-005 – Parameters Are Vulnerable To A Reflected JavaScript Injection

Vulnerability discovery and development:

Portcullis Security Testing Services

Credit for Discovery:

Tim Brown – Portcullis Computer Security Ltd.

Affected Systems:

All known versions of Bandersnatch, this vulnerability was discovered for version 0.4.


Javascript can be injected into multiple parameters which will be executed when a user visits URLs containing these parameters. For example the URLs shown below all have injection points and there are others: http://webserver/path/to/index.php?func=”[injectionpoint], http://webserver/path/to/index.php?date=[injectionpoint], http://webserver/path/to/index.php?func=log&jid=[injectionpoint] or http://webserver/path/to/index.php?func=user&jid=[injectionpoint]


An attacker could use this to execute malicious code on the visitors computer.


Exploit code is not required.

Vendor Status:

Vendor contacted


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