FreeBSD : cgiwrap -- XSS Vulnerability (bc6a7e79-e111-11dd-afcd-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in CGIWrap, which can be exploited
by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application generating error
messages without specifying a charset. This can be exploited to
execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in
context of an affected site.

Successful exploitation may require that the victim uses Internet
Explorer or a browser based on Internet Explorer components.

See also :

http://cgiwrap.sourceforge.net/changes.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e7b8515c

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: 35354 (freebsd_pkg_bc6a7e79e11111ddafcd00e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2852

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