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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0455

Original release date: 01/24/2008
Last revised: 02/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.6 and earlier in the 2.2.x series, 2.0.61 and earlier in the 2.0.x series, and 1.3.39 and earlier in the 1.3.x series allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by uploading a file with a name containing XSS sequences and a file extension, which leads to injection within a (1) "406 Not Acceptable" or (2) "300 Multiple Choices" HTTP response when the extension is omitted in a request for the file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/25/2008)
We do not consider this issue to be security sensitive. Untrusted users should not be permitted to upload files to the directories from where they can be directly served by the web server without prior careful sanitation of both contents and filename.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51607
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA01150108.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019256
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080122 Apache mod_negotiation Xss and Http Response Splitting
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3575
External Source: XF
Name: apache-modnegotiation-xss(39867)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200803-19
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1591
External Source: BID
Name: 27409
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0130
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1594
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29348
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1592

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.11
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.12
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.14
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.17
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.18
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.19
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.20
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.22
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.23
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.24
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.25
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.26
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.27
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.28
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.29
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.31
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.32
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.33
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.34
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.35
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.36
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.37
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:1.3.39
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.32
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.35
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.36
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.37
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.38
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.39
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.40
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.41
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.42
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.43
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.44
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.45
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.46
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.47
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.48
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.49
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.50
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.51
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.52
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.53
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.54
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.55
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.56
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.58
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.59
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.60
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.61
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:apache:http_server:2.2.6
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)