MODx < 2.0.3-pl modahsh Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is vulnerable to a
reflected cross-site scripting attack.

Description :

The version of MODx hosted on the remote web server fails to sanitize
the 'modahsh' parameter of the 'manager/index.php' script before using
it to generate dynamic HTML.

By tricking someone into clicking on a specially crafted link, an
attacker may be able exploit this to inject arbitrary HTML and script
code into a user's browser to be executed within the security context
of the affected site.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?69226787

Solution :

Upgrade to MODx to 2.0.3 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 : 2.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 56565 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43577

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4883