FreeBSD : Pligg CMS -- XSS Vulnerability (c290f093-c89e-11e6-821e-68f7288bdf41)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96119


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


Netsparker reports:

Proof of Concept URL for XSS in Pligg CMS :

Page: groups.php

Parameter Name: keyword

Parameter Type: GET

Attack Pattern:'+al ert(0x000D82)+'

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).


Update the affected package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96119

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c290f093c89e11e6821e68f7288bdf41.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/27

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pligg, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/13