FreeBSD : phpSysInfo -- XSS vulnerability (50457509-d05e-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21428


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


A advisory reports that various cross site scripting vulnerabilities have been found in phpSysInfo. Input is not properly sanitised before it is returned to the user. A malicious person could exploit this to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a users browser session. Also it is possible to view the full path of certain scripts by accessing them directly.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21428

File Name: freebsd_pkg_50457509d05e11d99aed000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpSysInfo, 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: 2005/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0869, CVE-2005-0870

BID: 12887