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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6421

Original release date: 01/08/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in balancer-manager in mod_proxy_balancer in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.0 through 2.2.6 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) ss, (2) wr, or (3) rr parameters, or (4) the URL.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)
Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8. http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28749
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29420
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3523
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:016
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1711
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1695
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0009
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0048
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080110 SecurityReason - Apache2 CSRF, XSS, Memory Corruption and Denial of Service Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29640
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-575-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8651
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:021
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28526
External Source: XF
Name: apache-modproxybalancer-xss(39474)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10664
External Source: BID
Name: 27236
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0008

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10664
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8651
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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