Gnats XSS vuln

2007-05-21T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:17058
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-05-21T00:00:00

Description

GNATS XSS vuln

Vuln. discovered by : r0t Date: 19 May 2007 vendor:http://www.gnu.org/software/gnats/ affected versions: tested on Gnatsweb v4.00, Gnats v4.1.99 orginal advisory:http://pridels-team.blogspot.com/2007/05/blog-post.html

Gnats contains a flaw that allows a remote Cross-Site Scripting attacks.Input passed to the "database" parameter in "gnatsweb.pl" isn't 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.

Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.