Sun AnswerBook2 < 1.4.5 XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2678


The remote host is running Sun AnswerBook2 web application.


The remote host is running Sun AnswerBook2 web application. This application allows users to view and search Sun documentation online. This version of AnswerBook2 is vulnerable to a cross-site-scripting (XSS) attack. Exploiting the XSS flaws may enable an attacker to inject arbitrary script code into the browser of unsuspecting users. A successful attack would potentially allow the attacker the ability to view confidential data (cookies, authentication data, and more.) or compromise the integrity of the local system via the web browser.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2678

File Name: 2678.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/03/08

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 2677

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.6


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0548, CVE-2005-0549

BID: 12746