Apache mod_ssl Host: Header XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server module has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

According to the web server banner, the version of mod_ssl running on
the remote host has a cross-site scripting vulnerability. A remote
attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into requesting a
maliciously crafted URL, resulting in stolen credentials.

Note that several Linux distributions (such as RedHat) patched the old
version of this module. Therefore, this might be a false positive.
Please check with your vendor to determine if you really are affected by
this flaw.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to mod_ssl 2.8.10 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 11622 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6029

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1157