BackupPC index.cgi cross-site scripting
|backuppc-index-xss (67170)||Medium Risk|
BackupPC is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.cgi script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the num or share parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Upgrade to the latest version of BackupPC (3.2.1 or later), available from the SourceForge.net Web site. See References.
- HTB22965: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities in BackupPC.
- SourceForge.net Web site: BackupPC.
- BID-47628: BackupPC 'index.cgi' Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2011-5081: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in RestoreFile.pm in BackupPC 3.1.0, 3.2.1, and possibly other earlier versions allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the share parameter in a RestoreFile action to index.cgi.
- OSVDB ID: 72055: BackupPC index.cgi share Parameter XSS
- SA44259: BackupPC num Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- SA44385: BackupPC share Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.1.0
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.2.0
Apr 28, 2011
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