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CVE-2008-1947 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/04/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1947
Original release date:
06/04/2008
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:014
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2 External Source HP SSRT090005
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2 External Source HP HPSBST02955
http://marc.info/?l=tomcat-user&m=121244319501278&w=2 External Source MLIST [tomcat-user] 20080602 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-1947: Tomcat host-manager XSS vulnerability
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1593 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1593
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:188
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0648
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0862
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0864
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492958/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080602 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-1947: Tomcat host-manager XSS vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29502 External Source BID 29502
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 External Source BID 31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020624 External Source SECTRACK 1020624
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1725 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1725
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2823
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0503 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0503
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42816 External Source XF apache-tomcat-hostmanager-xss(42816)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11534 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6009 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00712.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7977
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00859.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8113
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00889.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8130

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009

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:5.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:5.5.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:tomcat:6.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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