Apache Tomcat JSP2 Examples XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts one or more scripts that are affected by
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Apache Tomcat installation is affected by multiple
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because several of the JSP
example scripts do not properly validate user input.

See also :

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_4.1.32
http://www.nessus.org/u?ff24a75b

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 4.1.32 / 5.0.HEAD / 5.5.7 or later.
Alternatively, undeploy Apache Tomcat example web applications.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 47708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4838

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