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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1947

Original release date: 06/04/2008
Last revised: 03/15/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.

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: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32266
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0503
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:014
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020624
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080602 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-1947: Tomcat host-manager XSS vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8113
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02401
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: MLIST
Name: [tomcat-user] 20080602 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-1947: Tomcat host-manager XSS vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32120
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0864
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31865
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34013
External Source: BID
Name: 29502
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33999
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1593
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30967
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33797
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30500
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2823
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:004
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090005
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30592
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html
External Source: XF
Name: apache-tomcat-hostmanager-xss(42816)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31639
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31891
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1725
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0320
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0648
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8130
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:188
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0862

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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