thttpd error page cross-site scripting

thttpd-error-page-xss (9029) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

thttpd is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted URL link containing malicious script, which would cause an error message to be displayed and the script to be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the host, once the link is clicked.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to CLA-2003:777 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • ACME thttpd 2.20b

Reported:

Apr 17, 2001

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