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The remote web server hosts a web application that is vulnerable to a
cross-site scripting attack.
The version of MODx hosted on the remote web server fails to properly
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'highlight' parameter of the
An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could inject arbitrary HTML and
script code in a user's browser to be executed within the security
context of the affected site.
Note that the installed version of MODx is also potentially affected
by a SQL injection vulnerability, though Nessus has not tested for
See also :
Upgrade to MODx 1.0.3 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true