Apache Tomcat Implicit Objects XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote Apache Tomcat service is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting attack.

Description :

The remote Apache Tomcat service is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting attack in the 'jsp-examples/jsp2/el/implicit-objects.jsp'
example webapp because it fails to properly filter user-supplied
header values.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a131c24

Solution :

Undeploy Apache Tomcat example web applications or upgrade to version
5.0.SVN / 5.5.18 or later.

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: 47696 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28481

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7195