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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2431

Original release date: 05/17/2006
Last revised: 05/09/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the 500 Internal Server Error page on the SOAP port (8880/tcp) in IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0.2 and earlier, 5.1.x before 5.1.1.12, and 6.0.2 up to 6.0.2.7, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI, which is contained in a FAULTACTOR element on this page. NOTE: some sources have reported the element as "faultfactor," but this is likely erroneous.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 21018
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25371
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017170
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24012064
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: websphere-faultfactor-xss(30055)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1736
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 910
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK26181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24012163
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20032
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK16602
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060509 IBM Websphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VIM
Name: 20061107 Minimizing error cascades in vulnerability information management
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061106 Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20061031-00727.pdf?lang=en
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: PK22416
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)