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Family: CGI abuses : XSS --> Category: attack

CuteNews XSS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of show_archives.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-site
scripting attacks.

Description :

According to it's banner, the version of CuteNews on the remote host
fails to sanitize input to the 'archive' parameter of the
'show_archives.php' script. A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would
need to be able to coerce a user to browse to a purposefully malicious
URI. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to run
code within the web-browser in the security context of the CuteNews

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CuteNews v1.3.2 or newer.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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