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CVE-2009-0781 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in jsp/cal/cal2.jsp in the calendar application in the examples web application in Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the time parameter, related to "invalid HTML."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/09/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0781
Original release date:
03/09/2009
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 Red Hat (03/17/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-0781 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127420533226623&w=2 External Source HP SSRT100029
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129070310906557&w=2 External Source HP SSRT100203
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133469267822771&w=2 External Source HP SSRT100825
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2 External Source HP HPSBUX02860
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-263529-1 External Source SUNALERT 263529
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2207 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2207
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:136
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:138 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:138
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501538/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090306 [SECURITY] CVE-2009-0781 XSS in Apache Tomcat examples web application
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.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/2009/1856 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1856
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3056 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-3056
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49213 External Source XF tomcat-cal2-xss(49213)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11041 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11041
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A19345 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19345
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6564 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6564
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01156.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-11374
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01216.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-11352
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01246.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-11356

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11041
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11041
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6564
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6564

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:4.1.3:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:5.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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