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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3745

Original release date: 11/22/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Struts 1.2.7, and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the query string, which is not properly quoted or filtered when the request handler generates an error message.


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
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.hacktics.com/AdvStrutsNov05.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2525
External Source: SREASON
Name: 197
External Source: BID
Name: 15512
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0157
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20051121 Security Advisory: Struts Error Message Cross Site Scripting
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0161
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015257
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 21021

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* cpe:/a:apache:struts:1.2.7

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