RHEL 4 : htdig (RHSA-2005:090)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated htdig packages that fix a security flaw are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The ht://Dig system is a Web search and indexing system for a small
domain or intranet.

Michael Krax reported a cross-site scripting bug affecting htdig. An
attacker could construct a carefully crafted URL which can cause a web
browser to execute malicious script once visited. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0085 to this issue.

Users of htdig should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a backported patch, and are not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-0085.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-090.html

Solution :

Update the affected htdig and / or htdig-web packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17182 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0085