Tomcat Sample App hello.jsp test Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote web server includes an example JSP application that fails
to sanitize user-supplied input before using it to generate dynamic
content in an error page. An unauthenticated, remote attacker may be
able to leverage this issue to inject arbitrary HTML or script code
into a user's browser to be executed within the security context of
the affected site.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/469067/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Undeploy the Tomcat documentation web application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 25289 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24058

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1355