FreeBSD : postnuke -- XSS (XSS) vulnerabilities (7e580822-8cd8-11d9-8c81-000a95bc6fae)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A cross-site scripting vulnerability is present in the PostNuke PHP
content management system. By passing data injected through
exploitable errors in input validation, an attacker can insert code
which will run on the machine of anybody viewing the page. It is
feasible that this attack could be used to retrieve session
information from cookies, thereby allowing the attacker to gain
administrative access to the CMS.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110962768300373
http://news.postnuke.com/Article2669.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?01c7051a

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18999 (freebsd_pkg_7e5808228cd811d98c81000a95bc6fae.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0616

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