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The web server running on the remote host has a cross-site scripting
According to its banner, the version of Apache HTTP Server running on
the remote host can be used in cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Making a specially crafted request can inject UTF-7 encoded script
code into a 403 response page, resulting in XSS attacks.
This is actually a web browser vulnerability that occurs due to
non-compliance with RFC 2616 (refer to BID 29112). Apache HTTP Server
is not vulnerable, but its default configuration can trigger the
non-compliant, exploitable behavior in vulnerable browsers.
See also :
Upgrade to Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8 / 2.0.63 / 1.3.41 or later.
These versions use a default configuration setting that prevents
exploitation in vulnerable web browsers.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 17696 ()
Bugtraq ID: 29112
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2168
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