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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1729

Original release date: 05/21/2009
Last revised: 06/09/2009


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Sun Java System Communications Express 6 2005Q4 (aka 6.2) and 6.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the abperson_displayName parameter to uwc/abs/search.xml in the Add Contact implementation in the Personal Address Book component or (2) the temporaryCalendars parameter to uwc/base/UWCMain.


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

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1389
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-122793-26-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 34155
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090520 CORE-2009-0109 - Multiple XSS in Sun Communications Express
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090520 CORE-2009-0109 - Multiple XSS in Sun Communications Express
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 258068
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/sun-communications-express
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54610
External Source: BID
Name: 34154
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: communications-express-search-xss(50658)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54609
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022266

Technical Details

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