Lil" HTTP Server pbcgi.cgi cross-site scripting

lilhttp-pbcgi-xss (9548) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Lil' HTTP Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious script within a URL request to the pbcgi.cgi script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser in the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jul 11 2002 - 10:58:23 CDT: Lil'HTTP Pbcgi.cgi XSS Vulnerability.
  • BID-48031: Lil' HTTP Server 'pbcgi.cgi' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • BID-5211: Summit Computer Networks Lil' HTTP Server pbcgi.cgi Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1009: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in PowerBASIC pbcgi.cgi, as included in Lil' HTTP web server, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script in other web browsers via the (1) Name or (2) E-mail parameters.
  • OSVDB ID: 8392: Lil'HTTP Server pbcgi.cgi name Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Summit Computer Networks Lil' HTTP Server 2.1
  • Summit Computer Networks Lil' HTTP Server 2.2

Reported:

Jul 11, 2002

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