Sun Java Web Console BeginLogin.jsp redirect_url Parameter URI Redirection

medium Nessus Plugin ID 17725
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Synopsis

The remote web server has a URI redirection vulnerability.

Description

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).

Solution

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Sun Alert 243786.

See Also

https://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019686.1.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17725

File Name: sun_java_web_console_uri_redirect.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 11/18/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: http_version.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sun:java_web_console

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5550

BID: 32771