ht://Dig config Parameter XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2592

Synopsis

The remote version of htsearch appears to be vulnerable to a remote Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack.

Description

The remote version of htsearch appears to be vulnerable to a remote Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to entice a user into clicking on a malicious URL that would contain embedded script code designed to exploit trust and execute within the client browser.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2592

File Name: 2592.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/02/04

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0085

BID: 12442

OSVDB: 13520