Debian DSA-2512-1 : mono - missing input sanitising

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60003


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


Marcus Meissner discovered that the web server included in Mono performed insufficient sanitising of requests, resulting in cross-site scripting.


Upgrade the mono packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.7-5.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60003

File Name: debian_DSA-2512.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/18/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mono, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3382

BID: 54344

DSA: 2512