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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3731

Original release date: 12/16/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in WebWorks Help 2.0 through 5.0 in VMware vCenter 4.0 before Update 1 Build 208156; VMware Server 2.0.2; VMware ESX 4.0; VMware Lab Manager 2.x; VMware vCenter Lab Manager 3.x and 4.x before 4.0.1; VMware Stage Manager 1.x before 4.0.1; WebWorks Publisher 6.x through 8.x; WebWorks Publisher 2003; and WebWorks ePublisher 9.0.x through 9.3, 2008.1 through 2008.4, and 2009.x before 2009.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) wwhelp_entry.html, reachable through index.html and wwhsec.htm, (2) wwhelp/wwhimpl/api.htm, (3) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/frameset.htm, (4) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/scripts/switch.js, or (5) the window.opener component in wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/bookmark.htm, related to (a) unspecified parameters and (b) messages used in topic links for the bookmarking functionality.

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: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.webworks.com/Security/2009-0001/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62738
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62740
External Source: BID
Name: 37346
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20091215 VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091215 VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62742
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023683
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62741
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38842
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5944
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62739
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100304 CA20100304-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38749

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5944
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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