Apache Jetspeed Portal URI Path Reflected XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90247


The remote host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The Apache Jetspeed application running on the remote host is affected by a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the /portal script due to improper validation of URI path input before returning it to the users. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session.

Note that Apache Jetspeed is reported to be affected by other vulnerabilities as well; however, Nessus has not tested for these.


Upgrade to Apache Jetspeed version 2.3.1 when it becomes available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90247

File Name: apache_jetspeed_uri_xss.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Published: 3/28/2016

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0712


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:jetspeed

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Jetspeed

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0712