# Exploit Title: Persistent XSS in Carbon Forum 5.9.0 (Stored)
# Date: 06/12/2024
# Exploit Author: Chokri Hammedi
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# Software Link:
# Version: 5.9.0
# Tested on: Windows XP
# CVE: N/A

## Vulnerability Details

A persistent (stored) XSS vulnerability was discovered in Carbon Forum
version 5.9.0. The vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious
JavaScript code into the Forum Name field under the admin settings. This
payload is stored on the server and executed in the browser of any user who
visits the forum, leading to potential session hijacking, data theft, and
other malicious activities.

## Steps to Reproduce

1. Login as Admin: Access the Carbon Forum with admin privileges.
2. Navigate to Settings: Go to the '/dashboard' and select the Basic
3. Enter Payload : Input the following payload in the Forum Name field:


4. Save Settings: Save the changes.
5. The xss payload will triggers