OmniHTTPd test.php and test.shtml sample cross-site scripting

omnihttpd-test-sample-xss (9961) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


OmniHTTPd is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of input to the test.php and test.shtml sample pages. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted URL request containing malicious script embedded using hexadecimal URL encoded characters to one of the sample pages, which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the Web server, once the link is clicked.


Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Omnicron Technologies OmniHTTPd


Aug 25, 2002

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