BasiliX Webmail Content-Type Header XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 George A. Theall


Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is vulnerable to a
cross-site scripting attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running BasiliX version 1.1.1 or lower.
Such versions are vulnerable to a cross-scripting attack whereby an
attacker may be able to cause a victim to unknowingly run arbitrary
JavaScript code in his browser simply by reading a MIME message with a
specially crafted Content-Type header.

See also :

http://www.rs-labs.com/adv/RS-Labs-Advisory-2004-2.txt
http://www.rs-labs.com/adv/RS-Labs-Advisory-2004-1.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to BasiliX version 1.1.1 fix1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 14307 (basilix_content_type_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10666

CVE ID: