Websense Reporting Tools WsCgiLogin.exe username Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running Websense, a commercial suite of web
filtering products.

The remote instance of Websense fails to sanitize user input to the
'UserName' parameter of the 'Websense/cgi-bin/WsCgiLogin.exe' script
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://www.nessus.org/u?430117ea
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2007-12/0124.html
http://www.websense.com/SupportPortal/SupportKbs/1840.aspx

Solution :

Apply the Hotfix referenced in the vendor advisory 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 : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 29306 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26793

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6312