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CVE-2009-0796 Detail


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in in Apache::Status and Apache2::Status in mod_perl1 and mod_perl2 for the Apache HTTP Server, when /perl-status is accessible, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/07/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/11/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future mod_perl package update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1 External Source SUNALERT 1021508 External Source SUNALERT 1021709 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM Exploit External Source MLIST [modperl] 20090401 [SECURITY] [CVE-2009-0796] Vulnerability found in Apache::Status and Apache2::Status Exploit External Source MLIST [modperl-cvs] 20090401 svn commit: r761081 - in /perl/modperl/branches/1.x: Changes lib/Apache/ External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:091 External Source BUGTRAQ 20090415 XSS with mod_perl perl_status utility External Source BID 34383 External Source SECTRACK 1021988 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0943 External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8488

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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