Google Mini Search Appliance search Script ie Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a cross-site scripting
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Google Search Appliance / Mini Search Appliance fails to
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'ie' parameter used in the search
interface. 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://www.nessus.org/u?1286e4b0
http://www.nessus.org/u?f30a1721
http://www.nessus.org/u?d4567b94

Solution :

Apply the fix as discussed in the vendor advisory referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 26196 (google_search_appliance_ie_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25894

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5255