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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0615

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in start_form() of allows remote attackers to insert web script via a URL that is fed into the form's action parameter.
Publish Date : 2003-08-27 Last Update Date : 2013-07-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2003-07-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:470 unix start_form Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:307 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0615

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application 2.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application 2.74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application 2.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application 2.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application 2.78 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application 2.79 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application 2.93 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application 2.751 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application 2.753 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openpkg Openpkg 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openpkg Openpkg 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Openpkg Openpkg Current Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions 9
Debian Debian Linux 11
Openpkg Openpkg 3

- References For CVE-2003-0615
SECTRACK 1007234
FULLDISC 20030720 vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting.
BUGTRAQ 20030806 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.036] OpenPKG Security Advisory (perl-www)
CIAC N-155
XF cgi-startform-xss(12669)
REDHAT RHSA-2003:256
BUGTRAQ 20030720 vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting
BID 8231 Start_Form Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
CERT-VN VU#246409

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0615

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