mvnForum < 1.0 RC4_03 Search Parameter XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2837


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of mvnForum, a web-based bulletin board.


The remote host is running mvnForum, a web-based bulletin board. This version of mvnForum is vulnerable to a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to entice a user into browsing a malicious URI. Successful exploitation could lead to disclosure of confidential information (such as cookies).


Upgrade to version 1.0 RC4_03 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2837

File Name: 2837.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/04/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 18359

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1183

BID: 13213