Apache Tomcat / Geronimo Sample Script cal2.jsp time Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a JSP application that is prone to a
cross-site scripting flaw.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Geronimo, an open source J2EE
server from the Apache Software Foundation.

The version of Geronimo installed on the remote host includes a JSP
application that fails to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'time'
parameter before using it to generate a dynamic webpage. An attacker
can exploit this flaw to cause arbitrary HTML and script code to be
executed in a user's browser within the context of the affected web

See also :


Solution :

Uninstall the example applications or upgrade to Geronimo version
1.0.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 20738 (geronimo_cal2_example_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16260

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0254