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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5979

Original release date: 11/14/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in download_plugin.php3 in F5 Firepass 4100 SSL VPN 5.4 through 5.5.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the backurl parameter.


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
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27647
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerability_PR07-13.php
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/7000/400/sol7498.html
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3364
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018937
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: firepass-downloadplugin-xss(38439)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 38665
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071112 PR07-13: Cross-site Scripting / HTML injection on F5 FirePass 4100 SSL VPN 'download_plugin.php3' server-side script
External Source: BID
Name: 26412
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3847

Technical Details

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)