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CVE-2008-0005 Detail

Description

mod_proxy_ftp in Apache 2.2.x before 2.2.7-dev, 2.0.x before 2.0.62-dev, and 1.3.x before 1.3.40-dev does not define a charset, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks using UTF-7 encoding.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/11/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0005
Original release date:
01/11/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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 Apache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8 and 2.0.63: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:021
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000062.html External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20090820 VMSA-2009-0010 VMware Hosted products update libpng and Apache HTTP Server
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124654546101607&w=2 External Source HP SSRT090085
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2 External Source HP SSRT090192
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2 External Source HP HPSBOV02683
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-19.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200803-19
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/49 External Source SREASONRES 20080110 Apache (mod_proxy_ftp) Undefined Charset UTF-7 XSS Vulnerability
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3526 External Source SREASON 3526
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-032.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-032.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:014 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:014
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:015 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:015
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:016 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0004.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0004
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0005.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0005
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0006.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0006
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0007.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0007
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0008.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0008
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0009.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0009
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486167/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080110 SecurityReason - Apache (mod_proxy_ftp) Undefined Charset UTF-7 XSS Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/505990/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090821 VMSA-2009-0010 VMware Hosted products update libpng and Apache HTTP Server
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27234 External Source BID 27234
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019185 External Source SECTRACK 1019185
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-575-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-575-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1875/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1875
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39615 External Source XF apache-modproxyftp-utf7-xss(39615)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10812 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10812
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00541.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1711
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00562.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1695

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10812
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10812

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

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