Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples

2007.06.17
Credit: Mark Thomas
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 CVE-2007-2449: Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples Severity: low (cross-site scripting) Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation Versions Affected: Tomcat 4.0.0 to 4.0.6 Tomcat 4.1.0 to 4.1.36 Tomcat 5.0.0 to 5.0.30 Tomcat 5.5.0 to 5.5.24 Tomcat 6.0.0 to 6.0.13 Description: The JSP examples web application displays does not escape some user provided data before including it in the output. This enables a XSS attack. Mitigation: 1. Undeploy the examples web application(s). Example: http://host:port/jsp-examples/snp/snoop.jsp;<script>alert()</script>test .jsp Credit: These issues were discovered by an unknown security researcher and reported to JPCERT. References: http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html Mark Thomas -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFGcKbJb7IeiTPGAkMRAi9BAKDsuoomGh2n9BYl7mT/tGEjQ+HIlQCdHjnU zdreMwViLR/bDBnys5YkhPk= =SK7+ -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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