Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/25/2016 6:19:21 AM

CVE Publication rate: 20.5

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.31
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1554

Original release date: 05/06/2009
Last revised: 04/22/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ThemeServlet.java in Sun Woodstock 4.2, as used in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and other products, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a UTF-7 string in the PATH_INFO, which is displayed on the 404 error page, as demonstrated by the PATH_INFO to theme/META-INF.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: MISC
Name: http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=138
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54220
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dev] 20090319 [DSECRG] Sun Glassfish Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
External Source: BID
Name: 34829
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dev] 20090411 Re: [DSECRG] Sun Glassfish Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
External Source: XF
Name: woodstock-404page-xss(50336)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090505 [DSECRG-09-038] Sun Glassfish Woodstock Project - Linked XSS Vulnerability
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cvs] 20090321 CVS update: /woodstock/webui/src/runtime/com/sun/webui/theme/ThemeServlet.java
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

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