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CVE-2008-0455 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/24/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1591.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1592.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1594.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0130.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-19.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3575
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019256 Exploit
http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA01150108.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486847/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27409 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39867

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:1.3.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0455
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017