DotNetNuke default.aspx cross-site scripting

dotnetnuke-default-xss (29048) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


DotNetNuke is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the default.aspx script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'error' parameter to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Base Score: 4.2
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of DotNetNuke (version 3.3.5 or 4.3.5 or later), available from the DotNetNuke Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • DotNetNuke DotNetNuke


Sep 20, 2006

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