FreeBSD : htdig -- XSS vulnerability (673aec6f-1cae-11da-bc01-000e0c2e438a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21443


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


Michael Krax reports a vulnerability within htdig. The vulnerability lies within an unsanitized config parameter, allowing a malicious attacker to execute arbitrary scripting code on the target's browser.
This might allow the attacker to obtain the user's cookies which are associated with the site, including cookies used for authentication.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21443

File Name: freebsd_pkg_673aec6f1cae11dabc01000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:htdig, 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: 2005/09/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0085

BID: 12442