LedNews News Post XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is hosting a CGI application that is affected by
a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The remote web server is running LedNews, a set of scripts designed to
help maintain a news-based website.

There is a flaw in some versions of LedNews that could allow an
attacker to include rogue HTML code in the news, which may in turn be
used to steal the cookies of people visiting this site, or to annoy
them by showing pop-up error messages and such.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q2/0105.html

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 11741 (lednews_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7920

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0495