FreeBSD : tomcat -- XSS vulnerability in sample applications (ab2575d6-39f0-11dc-b8cc-000fea449b8a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Apache Project reports :

The JSP and Servlet included in the sample application within the
Tomcat documentation webapp did not escape user provided data before
including it in the output. This enabled a XSS attack. These pages
have been simplified not to use any user provided data in the output.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b09c6b5d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25785 (freebsd_pkg_ab2575d639f011dcb8cc000fea449b8a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24058

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1355

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