ht://Dig htsearch.cgi words Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote contains a search engine that is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The 'htsearch' CGI, which is part of the ht://Dig package, is
vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks, through the 'words'
variable.

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

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-06/0321.html

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

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: 15706 (htdig_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 5091

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2010