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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2929

Original release date: 08/29/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the adminutil library in the Directory Server Administration Express and Directory Server Gateway (DSGW) web interface in Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 before SP7 and 8 EL4 and EL5, and Fedora Directory Server, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via input values that use % (percent) escaping.


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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5877
External Source: BID
Name: 30870
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2480
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0596
External Source: XF
Name: rhds-dsgw-dsae-xss(44737)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31777
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080113
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/dir-server/release-notes/7.1SP7/index.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7642
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0601
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020772
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454621
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31565
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7339
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31612
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31702

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5877
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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