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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0781

Original release date: 03/09/2009
Last revised: 12/04/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in jsp/cal/cal2.jsp in the calendar application in the examples web application in Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the time parameter, related to "invalid HTML."

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/17/2009)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-0781 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02579
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:138
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42368
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11041
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11374
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19345
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11352
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 263529
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-cal2-xss(49213)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090306 [SECURITY] CVE-2009-0781 XSS in Apache Tomcat examples web application
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2207
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6564
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101146
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35788
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1856
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100203
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: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11356
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3056
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:136
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35685
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:012
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02860

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11041
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6564
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.37
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2
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Technical Details

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