RHEL 4 / 5 : htdig (RHSA-2007:1095)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated htdig packages that resolve a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

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

The ht://Dig system is a complete World Wide Web indexing and
searching system for a small domain or intranet.

A cross-site scripting flaw was discovered in a htdig search page. An
attacker could construct a carefully crafted URL, which once visited
by an unsuspecting user, could cause a user's Web browser to execute
malicious script in the context of the visited htdig search Web page.
(CVE-2007-6110)

Users of htdig are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patch to resolve this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-6110.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1095.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29204 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6110