CuteNews show_archives.php archive Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the version of CuteNews on the remote host is
affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to a
failure to sanitize input to the 'archive' parameter of the
show_archives.php script. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary
script code in a user's browser session.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CuteNews v1.3.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 14318 (cutenews_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10948


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