MyBB Latest Posts on Profile Plugin 1.1 - Cross-Site Scripting

EDB-ID: 44608
Author: 0xB9
Published: 2018-05-10
CVE: CVE-2018-10580
Type: Webapps
Platform: PHP
Vulnerable App: Download Vulnerable Application

 # Date: 4/20/2018 
# Author: 0xB9
# Contact: or 0xB9[at]
# Software Link:
# Version: 1.1
# Tested on: Ubuntu 17.10
# CVE: CVE-2018-10580

1. Description:
Adds a new section to user profiles that will display their last posts.

2. Proof of Concept:

Persistent XSS
- Create a thread with the following subject <script>alert('XSS')</script>
- Now visit your profile to see the alert.

3. Solution:
I reported the plugin twice over the past 3 weeks and recieved no response.

The following should be added in line 236 to properly sanitize thread subjects.

$d['tsubject'] = htmlspecialchars_uni($d['tsubject']);

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