FreeBSD : py-WsgiDAV -- XSS vulnerability (1a15b928-5011-4953-8133-d49e24902fe1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 180370



The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The version of FreeBSD installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 1a15b928-5011-4953-8133-d49e24902fe1 advisory.

- WsgiDAV is a generic and extendable WebDAV server based on WSGI. Implementations using this library with directory browsing enabled may be susceptible to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. This issue has been patched, users can upgrade to version 4.1.0. As a workaround, set `dir_browser.enable = False` in the configuration. (CVE-2022-41905)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 180370

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1a15b928501149538133d49e24902fe1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 8/31/2023

Updated: 8/31/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41905


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py311-wsgidav, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py37-wsgidav, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py310-wsgidav, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py39-wsgidav, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py38-wsgidav

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/31/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41905