Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> paNews showpost Parameter Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

paNews showpost Parameter Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of paNews

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting issue.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of
paNews that fails to sanitize input to the 'showpost' parameter of the
'comment.php' script before using it to generate dynamic web content.
By coercing an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious website, an
attacker may be able to possibly steal credentials or execute
browser-side code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-02/0239.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 12576

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Hitachi DeskStar 80Gb 3.5in SATA Hard Disk Drive 0A31048 HDS728080PLA380
$16.25
Hitachi DeskStar 80Gb 3.5in SATA Hard Disk Drive 0A31048 HDS728080PLA380 pictureWestern Digital - WD5000LPLX - 500GB - 2.5" Drive - 7mm height
$33.0
Western Digital - WD5000LPLX - 500GB - 2.5Western Digital,400GB, SATA, WD4000AAJS-00YFA0
$24.74
Western Digital,400GB, SATA, WD4000AAJS-00YFA0 pictureWestern Digital WD Caviar WD400BB-75CAA0 40GB 7200RP Hard Drive
$16.25
Western Digital WD Caviar WD400BB-75CAA0 40GB 7200RP Hard Drive picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.