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awstats -- multiple XSS vulnerabilities

Affected packages
awstats < 6.9,1
0 < awstats-devel


VuXML ID 27d78386-d35f-11dd-b800-001b77d09812
Discovery 2008-03-12
Entry 2009-01-04

Secunia reports:

Morgan Todd has discovered a vulnerability in AWStats, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed in the URL to is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

Successful exploitation requires that the application is running as a CGI script.


CVE Name CVE-2008-3714
CVE Name CVE-2008-5080