Sympa < 4.1.3 List Creation Description Field XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2119

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack.

Description

The remote host is running wwsympa.fcgi, a web interface for the Sympa mailing list manager. It is reported that this version of Sympa may permit an attacker to inject malicious HTML in "List Info" page through the description field of the list creation form. This field is not sanitized properly by the CGI.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.1.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2119

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/07/11

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sympa:sympa

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1735

BID: 10992