Tomcat snoop.jsp URI 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, 'snoop.jsp',
that fails to sanitize user-supplied input before using it to generate
dynamic content. 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 :

Solution :

Undeploy the Tomcat examples web application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 25525 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24476

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2449