Intrusion Prevention

Web.Scanner.HTML.Injection

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Nikto 1.35 and earlier, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the Server field in an HTTP response header, which is directly injected into an HTML report.

Affected Products

Nikto Nikto 1.35
N-Stalker N-Stealth Free Edition 5.8
N-Stalker N-Stealth Commercial Edition 5.8

Impact

Inject arbitrary web script or HTML

Recommended Actions

N-Stalker has released updated versions addressing this issue. Users are advised to contact the vendor for information regarding obtaining updates.
Nikto has released an update advising users to be cautious when viewing HTML reports.
N-Stalker N-Stealth Free Edition 5.8
N-Stalker N-Stealth 5.8.1.03
http://www.nstalker.com/eng/products/nstealth/free/download.php

CVE References

CVE-2005-2860