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

CuteNews index.php XSS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of index.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 :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host is vulnerable to
a cross-site-scripting (XSS) attack. 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 server.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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