MoinMoin PageEditor.py template Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of MoinMoin running on the remote host is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'template' parameter of the
'PageEditor.py' script. An unauthenticated, remote attacker,
exploiting this flaw, could execute arbitrary script code in a user's
browser.

See also :

http://moinmo.in/MoinMoinBugs/1.9.2UnescapedInputForThemeAddMsg

Solution :

Apply the patch from the vendor's 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: 46817 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40549

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2487