XSS in Host Manager

2007.08.15
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-2007-3386: XSS in Host Manager Severity: Low (Cross-site scripting) Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation Versions Affected: 6.0.0 to 6.0.13 5.5.0 to 5.5.24 Description: The Host Manager Servlet does not filter user supplied data before display. This enables an XSS attack. Mitigation: Log out (close browser) of the Host Manager application once admin tasks are complete Upgrade to 6.0.14 Credit: This issue was discovered by the NTT OSS CENTER who worked with the JPCERT/CC to report the vulnerability. Example: <form action="http://localhost:8080/host-manager/html/add" method="get"> <input type="hidden" NAME='name' VALUE="aaa"> <input type="hidden" NAME='aliases' VALUE="<script>alert()</script>"> <input type="submit"> </form> References: http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFGwSFyb7IeiTPGAkMRAlgMAKCe0hS+c6so9pxK3KfN7LggWv+3uQCfUsAg 95+vMfHDJlrKHP/yKUZ0SYc= =1pQc -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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