Pegasi Web Server 0.2.2 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Pegasi Web Server 0.2.2 (Web Server) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Pegasi Web Server (PWS) 0.2.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI, directly after the initial / (slash).

The weakness was published 03/11/2004 by Donato Ferrante (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2004-2618 since 12/04/2005. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 86641 (Pegasi Web Server Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (15436). Similar entry is available at 23494.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Researcher: Donato Ferrante
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2004-2618 (🔍)
X-Force: 15436 - Pegasi Web Server cross-site scripting
SecurityFocus: 9847 - Pegasi Web Server Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 11122 - Pegasi Web Server Directory Traversal and Cross-Site Scripting, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 4255 - Pegasi Web Server Error Page XSS

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Created: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM
Updated: 07/19/2017 09:57 AM
Changes: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM (59), 07/19/2017 09:57 AM (7)
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