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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in the
HttpServletResponse.sendError() method. A remote attacker could inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via forged HTTP headers. (CVE-2008-1232)
An additional cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in the
host manager application. A remote attacker could inject arbitrary web
script or HTML via the hostname parameter. (CVE-2008-1947)
A traversal vulnerability was discovered when using a
RequestDispatcher in combination with a servlet or JSP. A remote
attacker could utilize a specially crafted request parameter to access
protected web resources. (CVE-2008-2370)
An additional traversal vulnerability was discovered when the
'allowLinking' and 'URIencoding' settings were activated. A remote
attacker could use a UTF-8-encoded request to extend their privileges
and obtain local files accessible to the Tomcat process.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60470 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1232CVE-2008-1947CVE-2008-2370CVE-2008-2938
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