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CVE-2008-1232 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string that is used in the message argument to the HttpServletResponse.sendError method.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/03/2008

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2009/06/15/ca20090615-02-ca-service-desk-tomcat-cross-site-scripting-vulnerability.aspx
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4098
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495021/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504351/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/505556/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30496 Exploit Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020622
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2305
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0503
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1609
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2194
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44155
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11181
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5985
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=209500
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=214095
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00712.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00859.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00889.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11181
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11181
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5985
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5985

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:tomcat:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.5.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:6.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1232
NVD Published Date:
08/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018