DescriptionCross-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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs327339

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nikto (PTS)wheezy/non-free1:2.1.4-2fixed
jessie/non-free, stretch/non-free1:2.1.5-1fixed
buster/non-free, sid/non-free1:2.1.5-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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