CuteNews index.php mod Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host is vulnerable to
a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. 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://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109415338521881&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version.

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: 14665 (cutenews_indexphp_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11097

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1659