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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2501

Original release date: 05/19/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP9 and earlier, Java System Web Server 6.1 SP4 and earlier, Sun ONE Application Server 7 Platform and Standard Edition Update 6 and earlier, and Java System Application Server 7 2004Q2 Standard and Enterprise Edition Update 2 and earlier, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unknown attack vectors, possibly involving error messages.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Sun, ONE Web Server, 6.0 SP10 or later Sun, Java System Web Server, 6.1 SP5 or later Sun, ONE Application Server, 7.0 Platform Update 7 or later Sun, ONE Application Server, 7.0 Standard Update 7 or later Sun, Java System Application Server, 7.0 2004Q2 Standard Update 3 or later Sun, Java System Application Server, 7.0 2004Q2 Enterprise Update 3 or later

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External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102164
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016126
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-system-xss(26550)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1866
External Source: BID
Name: 18035
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#03D5EAA8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016125
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#114956

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