VMware vCenter Update Manager XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware vCenter Update Manager running on the remote
host has a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This is due to a bug
in Jetty, the underlying web server. When Jetty displays a directory
listing, arbitrary text can be inserted into the page.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into making a
maliciously crafted request, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
script code.

It is likely this version of Update Manager also has a directory
traversal vulnerability, though Nessus did not check for that issue.

See also :


Solution :

Apply the update referenced in VMware's advisory.

Risk factor :

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

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 47897 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34800

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1524

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