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The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.
The version of WordPress installed on the remote host fails to
properly sanitize input to the the 'Host' request header before using
it in the 'self_link()' function in 'wp-includes/feed.php' to generate
dynamic HTML output. An attacker can leverage this issue to inject
arbitrary HTML and script code into a user's browser to be executed
within the security context of the affected site.
See also :
Upgrade to WordPress version 2.6.5 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 34994 ()
Bugtraq ID: 32476
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5278
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