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Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples



Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples
Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples



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CVE-2007-2449: Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerabilities in the JSP examples

Severity: low (cross-site scripting)

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Tomcat 4.0.0 to 4.0.6
Tomcat 4.1.0 to 4.1.36
Tomcat 5.0.0 to 5.0.30
Tomcat 5.5.0 to 5.5.24
Tomcat 6.0.0 to 6.0.13

Description:
The JSP examples web application displays does not escape some user
provided data before including it in the output. This enables a XSS
attack.

Mitigation:
1. Undeploy the examples web application(s).

Example:
http://host:port/jsp-examples/snp/snoop.jsp;test.jsp 

Credit:
These issues were discovered by an unknown security researcher and
reported to JPCERT.

References:
http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html 

Mark Thomas




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