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BasiliX Message Content Script Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for message content script injection vulnerability in BasiliX

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains PHP scripts that are prone to cross-site
scripting attacks.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a BasiliX version 1.1.0 or lower.
Such versions are vulnerable to cross-scripting attacks since they do
not filter HTML tags when showing a message. As a result, a possible hacker
can include arbitrary HTML and script code in a message and have that
code executed by the user's browser when it is viewed.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q2/0117.html

Solution :

Upgrade to BasiliX version 1.1.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 5060

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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