Mono ASP.NET action Attribute XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running Mono, an open source, UNIX implementation
of the Microsoft .NET development platform.

The version of Mono installed on the remote host fails to encode
user-supplied input to the URL before using it for the default
'action' of a form. An attacker may be able to leverage this 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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to Mono version 2.0 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: 35556 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30471

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3422