FreeBSD : fswiki -- XSS problem in file upload form (84479a62-ca5f-11d9-b772-000c29b00e99)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19011


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


A Secunia security advisory reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in FreeStyle Wiki and FSWikiLite, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed in uploaded attachments is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious attachment is viewed.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19011

File Name: freebsd_pkg_84479a62ca5f11d9b772000c29b00e99.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/05/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1799

Secunia: 15538