Stored xss real name in thorsten/phpmyfaq


Reported on

Feb 12th 2023


In the admin account, there is a feature to add a user. In this feature, a vulnerability was found in the "Your Name" form.

Proof of Concept

1.go to
2.add user with realname <script>alert('123')</script>
3.go to button add new top-level category



The attacker can steal sensitive information such as passwords, cookies, and other sensitive data from the victims who access the affected page.

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thorsten/phpmyfaq maintainer has acknowledged this report 7 months ago
Thorsten Rinne validated this vulnerability 7 months ago
isdkrisna has been awarded the disclosure bounty
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Thorsten Rinne marked this as fixed in 3.1.12 with commit 56295b 7 months ago
Thorsten Rinne has been awarded the fix bounty
This vulnerability has been assigned a CVE
This vulnerability is scheduled to go public on Mar 31st 2023
Thorsten Rinne published this vulnerability 6 months ago
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