MoinMo MoinMoin 1.9.5 rsslink cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in MoinMo MoinMoin 1.9.5 (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function rsslink. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product 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. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the rsslink function in theme/ in MoinMoin 1.9.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the page name in a rss link.

The weakness was published 01/02/2013 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2012-6082 since 12/06/2012. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 64931 (MoinMoin rsslink() Function page_name Parameter XSS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses : XSS.

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 databases at X-Force (80900) and Tenable (64931). Similar entries are available at 63309 and 63308.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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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: 64931
Nessus Name: MoinMoin rsslink() Function page_name Parameter XSS
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OpenVAS ID: 892593
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2593-1 (moin - several vulnerabilities
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12/06/2012 🔍
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Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-6082 (🔍)

X-Force: 80900
Vulnerability Center: 38042 - MoinMoin 1.9.5 \x27rsslink\x27 Function XSS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 57089 - MoinMoin CVE-2012-6082 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 51663 - MoinMoin Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/21/2021 11:13 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (67), 04/23/2017 02:20 PM (7), 12/21/2021 11:13 AM (3)
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