Apache Tomcat Sample App cal2.jsp 'time' Parameter XSS (CVE-2006-7196)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Apache Tomcat web server includes an example JSP
application, 'cal2.jsp', that fails to sanitize user-supplied input
before using it to generate dynamic content. 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 :

Upgrade to Tomcat version 4.1.32 / 5.5.16 or later. Alternatively,
undeploy the Tomcat examples web application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 26070 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25531

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7196

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