BackupPC num parameter cross-site scripting
|backuppc-num-xss (71030)||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 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.
Apply the appropriate patch for you system. See References.
- BackupPC Web Site: BackupPC | Free Security & Utilities software downloads at SourceForge.net.
- oss-security: Jamie Strandboge | 27 Oct 17:58: CVE Request: Security issue in backuppc .
- BID-50406: BackupPC 'index.cgi' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-3361: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in CGI/Browse.pm in BackupPC 3.2.0 and possibly other versions before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the num parameter in a browse action to index.cgi.
- OSVDB ID: 72054: BackupPC index.cgi num Parameter XSS
- SA44259: BackupPC num Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- SA46615: BackupPC "num" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- USN-1249-1: BackupPC vulnerabilities
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.0.0
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.1.0
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.2.0
- Craig Barratt BackupPC 3.2.1
Oct 27, 2011
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