ViewVC viewvc.cgi search Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts a web application that is vulnerable to a
cross-site scripting attack.

Description :

The remote web server is hosting a version of ViewVC that is affected
by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'search' parameter of
the 'viewvc.cgi' script.

An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could execute arbitrary script code
in a user's browser.

Note that successful exploitation requires the regular expression
search functionality to be enabled. It is not by default.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-26/
http://www.nessus.org/u?70307efb
http://www.nessus.org/u?c30a4650

Solution :

Upgrade to ViewVC 1.1.5 / 1.0.11 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 45406 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39053

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0132