Apache Tomcat Manager XSS vulnerability

2011-02-21 / 2011-02-22
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-2011-0013 Apache Tomcat Manager XSS vulnerability Severity: Low Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation Versions Affected: - - Tomcat 7.0.0 to 7.0.5 - - Tomcat 6.0.0 to 6.0.29 - - Tomcat 5.5.0 to 5.5.31 - - Earlier, unsupported versions may also be affected Description: The HTML Manager interface displayed web applciation provided data, such as display names, without filtering. A malicious web application could trigger script execution by an administartive user when viewing the manager pages. Example: <display-name><script>alert('hi');</script></display-name> Mitigation: Users of affected versions should apply one of the following mitigations: - - Upgrade to a Tomcat version where this issue is fixed - - Undeploy untrusted web applications - - Remove the Manager application Credit: The issue was identified by the Tomcat security team. References: http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJNTLB+AAoJEBDAHFovYFnnul0P/iupVkfHFjgIN5rkDHVoArfU MkIcm5GMCqb1d0th8JmEtoFlI09sTJdGwyUbiC4hnuj/lA+BJuW/wDSzM2esfXGX okraVm1SI6eI5DceQf/QzPZ9FIq3Z8mqixzBX959aQY1+JnW3Ah4vIYvZpaKpyi+ BMIj0JtIVEVNajAnUYQn9ruZg9FFX+t1Ajb6n+CJV3D4ux7XMGLFv2y5XPwVwJXm AP/0jAHoMbjaRMwHrUxgkIDMpwpOcHFIfFq7zHjo9OTtL2LJ+vrB3FlxV6rZygMt gwPeDeUoCCphrf1UncUzckW280/WGfsr3xncNEOpCG3o6xQkRV8eoGNikw5xZ2U8 YxLr4RdpJemUhx94jDYiMdT/gYyHbMfHtVsG3VObFp2yEjnLHU7HI6tI3C617nau Czg1Z/YqnUvZfGDQDL5bXkF6dlWav9CmXuXht7gS3yskkYIJPJn0oZhAYweznK+v Ua3jqNvsVktsGd76UtRh246Js6ie4EYmusZ3LqJQmsbkoPxkcAFuHCkZqVBR37SF tt9yI7qUAb+022L+EGQkmjfcy0O9e4WKMXwf5ocywSDVAJH2/EuGTY1vAojHqGNO hM88fdKus3Vfvj4vqzkAH+4LpdpPmK80xl+KxSJMBg+cWYLe6OGYEL7FbdoswcRv cNZcMy4fbYmWPQkY+miZ =sDwq -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

References:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675786
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.6_(released_14_Jan_2011
)
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.30
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_5.5.32
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0376
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025026
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46174
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516209/30/90/threaded


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