CuteNews show_archives.php archive Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to it's banner, the version of CuteNews on the remote host
fails to sanitize input to the 'archive' parameter of the
'show_archives.php' script. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would
need to be able to coerce a user to browse to a purposefully malicious
URI. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to run
code within the web-browser in the security context of the CuteNews
server.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/12260/

Solution :

Upgrade to CuteNews v1.3.2 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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 14318 (cutenews_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10948

CVE ID: