ntop 'arbfile' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Published: 2012-08-07 09:41:07

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

Recommendations:
Reportedly the issue is fixed, however Symantec has not confirmed this. Please contact the vendor for more information.

Summary:
ntop is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to sanitize user-supplied input.

Impact:
An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and to launch other attacks.

Affected Versions:
ntop 4.0.3 is vulnerable, other versions may also be affected.

Detection Type:
remote_analysis

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54792

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54792
http://www.ntop.org/ntop.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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