Sympa New List Creation Description Field XSS

Low Nessus Plugin ID 14323

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote web server contains a CGI script that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


According to its version number, the installation of Sympa on the remote host contains an HTML injection vulnerability that may allow a user who has the privileges to create a new list to inject HTML tags in the list description field.


Update to version 4.1.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 14323

File Name: sympa_new_list_xss.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: remote

Published: 2004/08/22

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 31725

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sympa:sympa

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1735

BID: 10992

Secunia: 12339

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990