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The remote web server is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.
The remote web server fails to sanitize the contents of an 'Expect'
request header before using it to generate dynamic web content. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to
launch cross-site scripting attacks against the affected service,
perhaps through specially crafted ShockWave (SWF) files.
See also :
Check with the vendor for an update to the web server. For Apache,
the issue is reportedly fixed by versions 1.3.35 / 2.0.57 / 2.2.2
IBM HTTP Server, upgrade to 18.104.22.168 / 22.214.171.124
for IBM WebSphere
Application Server, upgrade to 126.96.36.199.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 22254 ()
Bugtraq ID: 1966126457
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3918CVE-2007-5944
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