This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-16
(ht://Dig: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)
Michael Krax discovered that ht://Dig fails to validate the
'config' parameter before displaying an error message containing the
parameter. This flaw could allow an attacker to conduct cross-site
By sending a carefully crafted message, an attacker can inject and
execute script code in the victim's browser window. This allows to
modify the behaviour of ht://Dig, and/or leak session information such
as cookies to the attacker.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ht://Dig users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-misc/htdig-3.1.6-r7'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16453 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0085