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A web application on the remote host has a cross-site scripting
The remote host is running ViewCVS, a tool written in Python to
browse CVS repositories via the web.
The version of ViewCVS running on the remote host has a cross-site
scripting vulnerability. Input to the 'viewcvs' parameter is not
properly sanitized. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking
a user into requesting a maliciously crafted URL, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary script code.
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Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 14823 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4818
CVE ID: CVE-2002-0771
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