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
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-site
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 :
Upgrade to CuteNews v1.3.2 or newer.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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