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N-Stealth Security Scanner "Server" Header Script Insertion

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Release Date:  2005-09-02    Last Update:  2005-09-27    Views:  11,291

Secunia Advisory SA16684

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Mariano Nunez Di Croce has reported a vulnerability in N-Stealth Security Scanner, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

The vulnerability is cause due to the lack of sanitation of the Server Header value returned in the HTTP response of a web site before using it to generate a HTML-based vulnerability report. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in the "My Computer" zone when the vulnerability report is viewed.

Successful exploitation requires that the user is tricked into scanning a malicious web site.

The vulnerability has been reported in the following products:
* N-Stealth Security Scanner Commercial Edition (versions prior to 5.8.0.38)
* N-Stealth Security Scanner Free Edition (versions prior to 5.8.1.03)


Solution:
Update to the fixed versions.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Mariano Nunez Di Croce, Cybsec S.A.

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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