Sophos Web Protection Appliance end-user-/errdoc.php msg Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a web application installed that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Sophos Web Protection installed on the remote host is
affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'msg' parameter
of the '/end-user-/errdoc.php' script. By exploiting this flaw, a
remote, unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary script code in a
user's browser.

Note that the installed version of Sophos Web Protection is also likely
to be affected by other vulnerabilities, though Nessus has not tested
for those.

See also :

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118969.aspx
http://www.nessus.org/u?4aac7176

Solution :

Upgrade to Sophos Web Protection Appliance 3.7.8.2 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: 66024 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58834

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2643