Scientific Linux Security Update : htdig on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60319


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A cross-site scripting flaw was discovered in a htdig search page. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted URL, which once visited by an unsuspecting user, could cause a user's Web browser to execute malicious script in the context of the visited htdig search Web page.


Update the affected htdig and / or htdig-web packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60319

File Name: sl_20071203_htdig_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6110

CWE: 79