Nagios XI < 2011R1.9 login.php XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Nagios XI hosted on the remote web server fails to
properly sanitize input to the login.php script.

An attacker can leverage this issue by enticing a user to follow a
malicious URL, causing attacker-specified script code to run inside
the user's browser in the context of the affected site. Information
harvested this way may aid in launching further attacks.

See also :

http://assets.nagios.com/downloads/nagiosxi/CHANGES-2011.TXT
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520875/30/0/threaded
http://0a29.blogspot.ca/2011/12/0a29-11-3-cross-site-scripting.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Nagios XI 2011R1.9 build 20111213 or later.

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: 61430 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51069

CVE ID: