HP SiteScope XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53622
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The remote web server hosts a version of HP SiteScope that is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.


There is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in this installation of HP SiteScope that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user. Such script code could steal authentication credentials and be used to launch other attacks.


Upgrade to version 11.1 and install hotfix SS1110110412.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53622

File Name: hp_sitescope_xss.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 5/2/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: hp_sitescope_detect.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:mercury_sitescope

Required KB Items: www/sitescope

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1726

BID: 47554

Secunia: 44322

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990