Vulnerability CVE-2006-2431


Published: 2006-05-17   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the 500 Internal Server Error page on the SOAP port (8880/tcp) in IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0.2 and earlier, 5.1.x before 5.1.1.12, and 6.0.2 up to 6.0.2.7, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI, which is contained in a FAULTACTOR element on this page. NOTE: some sources have reported the element as "faultfactor," but this is likely erroneous.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
IBM Websphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
SnoB
19.05.2006

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
IBM -> Websphere application server 

 References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-05/0175.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/910
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017170
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&dc=DB550&q1=PK16492&uid=swg1PK22416&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang
=
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24012064
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24012163
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=PK16602&apar=only
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=PK26181&apar=only
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-November/001112.html
http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20061031-00727.pdf?lang=en
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450704/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21018
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1736
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30055

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