FreeBSD : habari -- XSS Vulnerability (578f6322-c450-11dd-a721-0030843d3802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35055


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


Secunia reports :

Input passed via the 'habari_username' parameter when logging in is not 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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35055

File Name: freebsd_pkg_578f6322c45011dda7210030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/08

Modified: 2014/08/13

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:habari, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4601

Secunia: 32311

CWE: 79