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CVE-2009-3731 Detail

Current Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in WebWorks Help 2.0 through 5.0 in VMware vCenter 4.0 before Update 1 Build 208156; VMware Server 2.0.2; VMware ESX 4.0; VMware Lab Manager 2.x; VMware vCenter Lab Manager 3.x and 4.x before 4.0.1; VMware Stage Manager 1.x before 4.0.1; WebWorks Publisher 6.x through 8.x; WebWorks Publisher 2003; and WebWorks ePublisher 9.0.x through 9.3, 2008.1 through 2008.4, and 2009.x before 2009.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) wwhelp_entry.html, reachable through index.html and wwhsec.htm, (2) wwhelp/wwhimpl/api.htm, (3) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/frameset.htm, (4) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/scripts/switch.js, or (5) the window.opener component in wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/bookmark.htm, related to (a) unspecified parameters and (b) messages used in topic links for the bookmarking functionality.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2009-12/0229.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000073.html Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023683
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/509883/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37346 Patch
http://www.webworks.com/Security/2009-0001/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5944

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2008.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2008.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2008.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2008.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2009.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:epublisher:2009.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:help:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:help:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:help:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:help:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:publisher:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:publisher:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:publisher:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:webworks:publisher:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:lab_manager:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:stage_manager:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:stage_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.0
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_lab_manager:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_lab_manager:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_lab_manager:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_lab_manager:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_stage_manager:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3731
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018