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Xedus XSS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks XSS in Xedus

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host runs Xedus Peer to Peer webserver.
This version is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

With a specially crafted URL, a possible hacker can cause arbitrary
code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution: Upgrade to the latest version and
remove .x files located in ./sampledocs folder

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11071

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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