Dada Mail < 2.10 alpha 1 Archived Message XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3168

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Dada Mail, a mailing list management system. This version of Dada Mail is vulnerable to a remote HTML injection attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would typically upload HTML (or script) code to the webserver. Unsuspecting users, upon visiting the malicious portion of the site, would have code executed within their browser. This can lead to theft of confidential data (such as authentication cookies).

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.10 alpha 1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3168

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/08/17

Modified: 2016/01/21

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:N/I:P/A:N

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2595

BID: 14573