FreeBSD : tomcat -- XSS vulnerability (553ec4ed-38d6-11e0-94b1-000c29ba66d2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 51991
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VPR Score: 2.9

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The Tomcat security team reports :

The HTML Manager interface displayed web application provided data, such as display names, without filtering. A malicious web application could trigger script execution by an administrative user when viewing the manager pages.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_5.5.32

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.30

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.6

http://www.nessus.org/u?77743d69

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51991

File Name: freebsd_pkg_553ec4ed38d611e094b1000c29ba66d2.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2/16/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2/15/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0013