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FeedDemon < 2.0.0.25 Active Script Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of FeedDemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows application may permit execution of arbitrary Active
Script code.

Description :

FeedDemon, an RSS reader for Windows, is installed on the remote host.

According to the Windows registry, the installed version of FeedDemon
fails to sanitize RSS feeds of Active Script code. A possible hacker may be
able to exploit this issue to inject arbitrary script into the
affected application, which could lead to various cross-site scripting
attacks.

See also :

http://nick.typepad.com/blog/2006/08/feed_security_a_1.html
http://nick.typepad.com/blog/2006/08/ann_feeddemon_2.html

Solution :

Upgrade to FeedDemon 2.0.0.25 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20114

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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