CuteNews 1.4.5 Multiple Script XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Justin Seitz

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
input to the 'index.php', 'search.php', 'rss.php' and 'show_news.php'
scripts before using it to generate dynamic HTML to be returned to the
user. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit these issues to execute a
cross-site scripting attack.

This version of CuteNews is also likely affected by other associated

See also :

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 23775 (cutenews_145_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21233


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