Microsoft SharePoint Services Help.aspx 'cid0' Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

An application running on the remote web server has a cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Microsoft SharePoint Services running on the remote
host has a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Input sent to the
'cid0' parameter of '/_layouts/help.aspx' is not properly sanitized.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into making a
malicious request, resulting in the execution of arbitrary script
code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c48e296
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0248.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-039

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for SharePoint Services.

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: 47580 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39776

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0817