Tomcat Sample App cal2.jsp 'time' Parameter XSS

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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, '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 Apache Tomcat version 4.1.40 / 5.5.28 / 6.0.20.
Alternatively, apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor
advisory or undeploy the Tomcat examples web application.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 35806 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0781

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