PT-2014-01: Cross-Site Scripting in Nixu Namesurfer

Vulnerable software

Nixu Namesurfer
Version: 7.2.2 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 4.3
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

Nixu Namesurfer implements a unified system for manageming DNS servers via web interface.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Nixu Namesurfer.

The vulnerability allows an attacker to inject a malicious code into a page generated by the web-based system. This code will be executed on the victim’s computer when he/she opens this page. At that, the malicious code will interact with the attacker’s web server.

How to fix

Update your sofware up to the latest version

Advisory status

16.01.2014 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
14.03.2014 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
27.03.2014 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Alexey Osipov, Alexander Tlyapov, and Valentin Shilnenkov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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