Nagios XI < 2011R1.9 login.php XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 61430
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The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The version of Nagios XI hosted on the remote web server fails to properly sanitize input to the login.php script.

An attacker can leverage this issue by enticing a user to follow a malicious URL, causing attacker-specified script code to run inside the user's browser in the context of the affected site. Information harvested this way may aid in launching further attacks.


Upgrade to Nagios XI 2011R1.9 build 20111213 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61430

File Name: nagiosxi_2011r1_9_xss.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Published: 8/6/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: nagios_enterprise_detect.nasl

Risk Information


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: cpe:/a:nagios:nagios

Required KB Items: www/nagios_xi

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2011

Reference Information

BID: 51069

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