Faq-O-Matic fom.cgi Multiple Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

A web CGI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

Description :

The remote host runs Faq-O-Matic, a CGI-based system that automates
the process of maintaining a FAQ.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to cross-site
scripting attacks in the script 'fom.cgi'.

With a specially crafted URL, an attacker can cause arbitrary code
execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software

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: 15540 (faq_o_matic_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4565

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0230
CVE-2002-2011