Apache Struts 2 struts2-showcase edit-person.action Persistent XSS

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Synopsis :

A remote web application is affected by a persistent cross-site
scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The remote web server hosts struts2-showcase, a demonstration
application for the Struts 2 framework. Input passed via the 'name'
and 'lastName' parameters to 'edit-person.action' is not properly
sanitized, which can allow for arbitrary HTML and script code to be
loaded onto the system and executed when a user visits

See also :


Solution :

Remove or restrict access to the Struts2-showcase application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 60096 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51902

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1006