FreeBSD : xapian-omega -- XSS vulnerability (b46f3a1e-a052-11de-a649-000c2955660f)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40958


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


Olly Betts reports :

There's a cross-site scripting issue in Omega - exception messages don't currently get HTML entities escaped, but can contain CGI parameter values in some cases.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40958

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b46f3a1ea05211dea649000c2955660f.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/14

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:xapian-omega, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2947

CWE: 79