McAfee Vulnerability Manager cert_cn Parameter XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65738


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


The version of McAfee Vulnerability Manager installed on the remote host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'cert_cn' parameter of the 'index.exp' script. By exploiting this flaw, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser.


Apply the hotfix supplied by the vendor.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65738

File Name: mcafee_vulnerability_manager_certcn_xss.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Published: 3/29/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: www/mcafee_vulnerability_manager

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5094

BID: 58401

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