2009-2947 | Xapian Omega cross site scripting (BID-36317 / XFDB-53193)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Xapian Omega. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument
CGI with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.
The weakness was shared 09/14/2009 with Debian (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2009-2947 since 08/23/2009. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44747 (Debian DSA-1882-1 : xapian-omega – missing input sanitization), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 0.9.8 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Omega 0.9.8
09/09/2009 +17 days 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1848 days 🔍
08/22/2021 +2349 days 🔍Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined
Vulnerability Center: 23539 – Xapian Omega Prior to 1.0.16 Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36317 – Xapian Omega Search Query Exception Handling Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
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