CuteNews show_archives.php XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1726

Synopsis

The remote host is running CuteNews, a news management system implemented in PHP.

Description

The remote host is running CuteNews, a news management system implemented in PHP. It is reported that this version of CuteNews is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure of the application to properly sanitize user-supplied URI input. An attacker may execute malicious code in a victim's browser and steal credentials on this site.

Solution

No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1726

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 10948