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YaCy Peer-To-Peer Search Engine XSS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for YaCy Peer-To-Peer Search Engine XSS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote host contains a peer-to-peer search engine that is prone to
cross-site scripting attacks.

Description :

The remote host runs YaCy, a peer-to-peer distributed web search
engine and caching web proxy.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to multiple
cross-site scripting due to a lack of sanitization of user-supplied

Successful exploitation of this issue may allow a possible hacker to use the
remote server to perform an attack against a third-party user.

See also :


Upgrade to YaCy 0.32 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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