FreeBSD : mod_perl -- XSS (4a638895-41b7-11de-b1cc-00219b0fc4d8)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 38802


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Secunia reports :

Certain input passed to the 'Apache::Status' and 'Apache2::Status' modules 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 website.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 38802

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4a63889541b711deb1cc00219b0fc4d8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/05/18

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:mod_perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mod_perl2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0796

Secunia: 34597

CWE: 79