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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.14823
Category:Web application abuses
Title:ViewCVS XSS
Summary:The remote host seems to be running ViewCVS, an open source CGI written in ;python designed to access CVS directories using a web interface.;;The remote version of this software is vulnerable to many cross-site scripting ;flaws though the script 'viewcvs'.;;Using a specially crafted URL, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution ;for third party users, thus resulting in a loss of integrity of their system.
Description:Summary:
The remote host seems to be running ViewCVS, an open source CGI written in
python designed to access CVS directories using a web interface.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to many cross-site scripting
flaws though the script 'viewcvs'.

Using a specially crafted URL, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution
for third party users, thus resulting in a loss of integrity of their system.

Solution:
Update to the latest version of this software


CVSS Score:
6.4

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 4818
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-0771
Bugtraq: 20020518 cross-site scripting bug of ViewCVS (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-05/0161.html
http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/273102
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9112.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4818
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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