FreeBSD : phpldapadmin -- XSS and Script Insertion vulnerabilities (6d78202e-e2f9-11da-8674-00123ffe8333)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 21563


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


Secunia reports :

phpLDAPadmin have some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks and by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

1) Some input isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

2) Input passed to the 'Container DN', 'Machine Name', and 'UID Number' parameters in 'template_engine.php' isn't 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 user data is viewed.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 21563

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6d78202ee2f911da867400123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/15

Modified: 2014/08/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpldapadmin098, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2016

Secunia: 19747