vqServer sample CGI scripts allow cross-site scripting attacks

vqserver-samples-xss (8935) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

vqServer is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. A remote attacker can use the sample CGI scripts installed by default with the vqServer to execute arbitrary code on a visitor's system.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Apr 21 2002 - 10:16:54 CDT: vqServer Demo Files Cross-Site Scripting.
  • BID-4573: vqServer CGI Demo Program Script Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0731: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in demonstration scripts for vqServer allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script via a link that contains the script in arguments to demo scripts such as respond.pl.
  • OSVDB ID: 9243: vqSoft vqServer respond.pl Script Argument XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Macintosh
  • vqSoft vqServer 1.9.55 or prior

Reported:

Apr 21, 2002

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