FreeBSD : coppermine -- IP spoofing and XSS vulnerability (756db070-b9d4-11d9-ae81-000ae42e9b93)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18985


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


GHC team reports about coppermine

The lack of sanitizing of user defined variables may result in undesirable consequences such as IP spoofing or XSS attack.

Generally users of Coppermine Gallery can post comments. Remote address & x-forwarded-for variables are logged for admin's eyes.
X-Forwarded-for variable does not pass throu any filtration before logging into database. User can define/redefine this variable.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18985

File Name: freebsd_pkg_756db070b9d411d9ae81000ae42e9b93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:coppermine, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2005/05/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1172

BID: 13218