ColdFusion MX Null Byte Tag Cross-Site Scripting Protection Bypass

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.

Description :

The remote web server contains a script that fails to completely
sanitize user input before using it to generate dynamic content. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to
inject arbitrary HTML or script code into a user's browser to be
executed within the security context of the affected site.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-12/0203.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-06.html

Solution :

Update to ColdFusion MX 7.0.2 if necessary and apply the hotfix
referenced in the vendor advisory above.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 24279 (coldfusion_xss_protection_bypass.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21532

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6483