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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3843

Original release date: 08/27/2008
Last revised: 08/15/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Request Validation (aka the ValidateRequest filters) in ASP.NET in Microsoft .NET Framework with the MS07-040 update does not properly detect dangerous client input, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, as demonstrated by a query string containing a "<~/" (less-than tilde slash) sequence followed by a crafted STYLE element.

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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080821 PR08-20: Bypassing ASP .NET "ValidateRequest" for Script Injection Attacks
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4193
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080908 Re: [WEB SECURITY] PR08-20: Bypassing ASP .NET "ValidateRequest" for Script Injection Attacks
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.procheckup.com/PDFs/bypassing-dot-NET-ValidateRequest.pdf
External Source: XF
Name: asp-validaterequestfilter-xss(44743)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerability_PR08-20.php

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008::itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:vista:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:vista:sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::gold:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.1:sp1
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::gold:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x64
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:vista:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:media_center_2005
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:tablet_pc_2005
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.0:sp3
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Technical Details

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