DeleGate proxy server cross-site scripting

delegate-proxy-xss (7745) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


DeleGate is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper filtering of HTML tags in URLs. A remote attacker could insert malicious script within a link to a site running Delegate. Once the link is clicked, an error page would be displayed and the script would execute in the victim's Web browser. An attacker could use this vulnerability to obtain the victim's cookie-based authentication information.

DeleGate versions 7.8.0 and 7.8.1 are also vulnerable to various types of cross-site scripting attacks.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of DeleGate (7.8.0 or later), available from the DeleGate Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • DeleGate DeleGate 7.7.0
  • DeleGate DeleGate 7.7.1
  • DeleGate DeleGate 7.8.0
  • DeleGate DeleGate 7.8.1


Dec 28, 2001

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