Tomcat Sample App hello.jsp 'test' Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a JSP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

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 can
exploit 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