Apache Tomcat Implicit Objects XSS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47696

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VPR Score: 2.2


The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'jsp-examples/jsp2/el/implicit-objects.jsp' example webapp due to a failure to properly filter user-supplied header values.


Upgrade to version 5.0.SVN / 5.5.18 or later. Alternatively, undeploy Apache Tomcat example web applications.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47696

File Name: tomcat_implicit_obj_xss.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Published: 2010/07/09

Updated: 2018/08/03

Dependencies: 39446

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/01/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7195

BID: 28481

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990