Apache Tomcat SendMailServlet sendmail.jsp 'mailfrom' Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a JSP application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The remote web server includes an example JSP application that fails
to sanitize user-supplied input before using it to generate dynamic
content in the 'examples/SendMailServlet' servlet. An unauthenticated
remote attacker can exploit this issue to inject arbitrary HTML or
script code into a user's browser to be executed within the security
context of the affected site.

See also :


Solution :

Undeploy the Tomcat examples web application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 25995 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24999

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3383

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