VDB-51459 · CVE-2009-4497 · BID 37612

Malcom Box LXR Cross Referencer 0.9.5 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Malcom Box LXR Cross Referencer 0.9.5. It has been classified as problematic. This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in LXR Cross Referencer 0.9.5 and 0.9.6 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the i parameter to the ident program.

The weakness was shared 01/07/2010 by Dan Rosenberg (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at sourceforge.net. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2009-4497. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46244 (FreeBSD : lxr -- multiple XSS vulnerabilities (0491d15a-5875-11df-8d80-0015587e2cc1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.

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 Tenable (46244).




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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 46244
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : lxr -- multiple XSS vulnerabilities (0491d15a-5875-11df-8d80-0015587e2cc1)
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OpenVAS ID: 67846
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2092-1 (lxr-cvs)
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12/30/2009 🔍
01/05/2010 +6 days 🔍
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05/07/2010 +120 days 🔍
05/09/2010 +2 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1774 days 🔍
08/30/2021 +2357 days 🔍


Advisory: sourceforge.net
Researcher: Dan Rosenberg
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-4497 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 25667 - LXR Cross Referencer 0.9.5 and 0.9.6 Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability via i Parameter, Medium
SecurityFocus: 37612 - LXR Cross Referencer Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities


Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/30/2021 02:19 PM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (56), 02/24/2017 09:45 AM (10), 08/30/2021 02:16 PM (3), 08/30/2021 02:19 PM (1)
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