IBM Tivoli Directory Server Web Administration Tool Unspecified XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58816


The remote web server hosts a web application that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


According to its version, the IBM Tivoli Directory Server Web Administration Tool installed on the remote host is potentially affected by an unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerability.

A remote attacker, exploiting this flaw, could potentially execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser in the security context of the affected site.


Upgrade to Tivoli Directory Server (Web Admin version 4.0027), (Web Admin version 5.0015), (Web Admin version 6.0006) or later.

After upgrading Tivoli Directory Server, you must redeploy the web application through WebSphere.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58816

File Name: tivoli_directory_srv_web_admin_xss.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Published: 4/20/2012

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:tivoli_directory_server

Required KB Items: www/tivoli_directory_server_web_admin_tool

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/30/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0740

BID: 52844

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