CuteNews 1.4.5 Multiple Script XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Justin Seitz


Synopsis :

The remote web server contains PHP scripts that is affected by a
cross-site scripting issue.

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
input to the 'index.php', 'search.php', 'rss.php' and 'show_news.php'
scripts before using it to generate dynamic HTML to be returned to the
user. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit these issues to execute a
cross-site scripting attack.

This version of CuteNews is also likely affected by other associated
issues.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-11/0419.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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 23775 (cutenews_145_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21233

CVE ID: