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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3714

Original release date: 08/19/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in awstats.pl in AWStats 6.8 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the query_string, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-3681 and CVE-2006-1945.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-686-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1679
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://awstats.sourceforge.net/docs/awstats_changelog.txt
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020704
External Source: BID
Name: 30730
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2001151&group_id=13764&atid=113764
External Source: XF
Name: awstats-awstats-xss(44504)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7663
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=495432
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7684
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:203
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2399

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:awstats:awstats:6.8

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)