IBM Multiple Products login.php Query String XSS

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Synopsis :

A web application on the remote host has a cross-site scripting
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of IBM WebSphere Portal / IBM Lotus Web Content
Management running on the remote host has a cross-site scripting
vulnerability. The query string passed to login.php is not properly
sanitized.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into
requesting a maliciously crafted URL, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary script code.

See also :

http://www.hacktics.com/content/advisories/AdvIBM20100224.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-02/0226.html
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21421469

Solution :

Apply the relevant fix referenced in the IBM advisory.

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: 45059 (ibm_login_qs_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38412

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0714