Sun Java Web Console BeginLogin.jsp redirect_url Parameter URI Redirection

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17725


The remote web server has a URI redirection vulnerability.


The version of Sun Java Web Console running on the remote host may have a URI redirection vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into requesting a specially crafted URL, which would redirect the user to an arbitrary website. This could result in further attacks (e.g. phishing).


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Sun Alert 243786.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17725

File Name: sun_java_web_console_uri_redirect.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2011/11/18

Modified: 2014/05/29

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sun:java_web_console

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5550

BID: 32771

OSVDB: 50971