JQuery 1.6.x < 1.6.3 XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106656
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VPR Score: 1.6


The remote web server is affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability.


According to the self-reported version in the script, the version of JQuery hosted on the remote web server is 1.6.x prior to 1.6.3. It is, therefore, affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability when using location.hash to select elements.


Upgrade to JQuery version 1.6.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106656

File Name: jquery_1_6_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Published: 2/7/2018

Updated: 5/3/2019

Dependencies: jquery_detect.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 1.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-4969

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/jquery

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/1/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4969

BID: 58458