DotNetNuke SearchResults.aspx < 5.3.0 XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains an ASP.NET application that is affected
by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of DotNetNuke fails to properly sanitize user-
supplied input to the 'Search' parameter of the 'SearchResults.aspx'
script before using it to generate dynamic HTML output.

A remote attacker may be able to exploit this flaw by tricking a user
into making a maliciously crafted request, resulting in the execution
of arbitrary script code.

This plugin checks for a vulnerability that is similar to, but
different from CVE-2009-4110.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to DotNetNuke 5.3.0 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: 45122 (dotnetnuke_search_page_xss_5_3_0.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38841