JSP information disclosure in Sun Java System application server

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4508


The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks


The remote host is running the SUN Java system application server.
This version is reported vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it handles requests for '.jsp' code files. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to gain access to '.jsp' source code which could give an attacker information useful in future attacks.


SUN has released a fix for this version of their server. Apply the referenced patches.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4508

File Name: 4508.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2017/02/02

Dependencies: 4507, 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2120

BID: 29088

OSVDB: 44948

IAVB: 2008-B-0045