VLC Web Interface XML Services XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by cross-site scripting
vulnerability.

Description :

The VLC media player install on the remote host is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to sanitize input
passed via XML services in the web interface.

Note that the install is likely to be affected by additional
vulnerabilities as well, although Nessus has not tested for these
issues.

See also :

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.0.7.html
https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs/advisories/TWSL2013-007.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?6f33883d

Solution :

Upgrade to VLC 2.0.7 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 : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 69018 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60705

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3564