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The remote web server has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.
The version of VMware vCenter Update Manager running on the remote
host has a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This is due to a bug
in Jetty, the underlying web server. When Jetty displays a directory
listing, arbitrary text can be inserted into the page.
A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into making a
maliciously crafted request, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
It is likely this version of Update Manager also has a directory
traversal vulnerability, though Nessus did not check for that issue.
See also :
Apply the update referenced in VMware's advisory.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 47897 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34800
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1524
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