Adobe RoboHelp FlashHelp Unspecified XSS (APSB11-09) (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 54603


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The published RoboHelp project on the remote host contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in its wf_status.htm and wf_topicfs files. An attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an authenticated user in the context of the affected site and to steal cookie-based authentication credentials.


Apply the patch referenced in the vendor advisory above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54603

File Name: robohelp_apsb11_09_remote.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Published: 5/20/2011

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:robohelp

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0613

BID: 47839

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

SECUNIA: 44480