FreeBSD : YUI JavaScript library -- JavaScript injection exploits in Flash components (aa4f86af-3172-11e2-ad21-20cf30e32f6d)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The YUI team reports : Vulnerability in YUI 2.4.0 through YUI 2.9.0 A
XSS vulnerability has been discovered in some YUI 2 .swf files from
versions 2.4.0 through 2.9.0. This defect allows JavaScript injection
exploits to be created against domains that host affected YUI .swf

If your site loads YUI 2 from a CDN (,, etc.) and not from your own domain, you are not
affected. YUI 3 is not affected by this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63070 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5881

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