How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote web server hosts an application that is prone to a cross-
site scripting attack.
The installed version of Mort Bay Jetty includes a sample web
application, 'CookieDump.java', that allows for setting arbitrary
cookies through user input to the 'Name' and 'Value' GET parameters
to '/cookie' and in turn uses those without sanitizing them to
generate dynamic HTML output.
An attacker may be able to leverage this issue to inject arbitrary
HTML and script code into a user's browser to be executed within the
security context of the affected site.
See also :
Upgrade to Mort Bay Jetty 7.0.0 or later as that reportedly
addresses the issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 42797 (jetty_cookie_xss.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3579
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.