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The remote web server is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.
The mod_proxy_ftp module in the version of Apache running on the
remote host fails to properly sanitize user-supplied URL input before
using it to generate dynamic HTML output. Using specially crafted
requests for FTP URLs with globbing characters (such as asterisk,
tilde, opening square bracket, etc), an attacker may be able to
leverage this issue to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into a
user's browser to be executed within the security context of the
See also :
Upgrade to Apache version 2.2.10 or later. Alternatively, disable the
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 34433 (apache_mod_proxy_ftp_glob_xss.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 30560
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2939
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