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Vulnerability Assessment Details
ht://Dig: Cross-site scripting vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-16
(ht://Dig: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)
Michael Krax discovered that ht://Dig fails to validate the
'config' parameter before displaying an error message containing the
parameter. This flaw could permit a possible hacker to conduct cross-site
By sending a carefully crafted message, a possible hacker can inject and
execute script code in the victim's browser window. This permits to
modify the behaviour of ht://Dig, and/or leak session information such
as cookies to the attacker.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ht://Dig users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-misc/htdig-3.1.6-r7"
Network Security Threat Level: Low
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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