Sun Java Web Console helpwindow.jsp / masthead.jsp Multiple XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 39590
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote web application has multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.


The version of Sun Java Web Console running on the remote host has multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in 'helpwindow.jsp' and 'masthead.jsp'. A remote attacker could exploit these to trick a user into executing arbitrary HTML or script code in the context of the web server.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in the vendor's advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39590

File Name: sun_java_web_console_helpwindow_xss.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: remote

Published: 7/2/2009

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: cross_site_scripting.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sun:java_web_console

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 6/26/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/26/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2283

BID: 35513

Secunia: 35597

CWE: 79