Vulnerability Note VU#663763
Apache mod_proxy_ftp XSS vulnerability
The Apache web server mod_proxy_ftp module contains a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
The Apache mod_proxy_ftp module allows the Apache web server to act as a proxy for FTP sites. Filename globbing is the process of using wildcards to match filenames. The mod_proxy_ftp module contains an XSS vulnerability that occurs because the module does not properly filter globbed characters in FTP URIs.
Apache has released updates to address this issue. These updates are available on the Apache SVN server:
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apache HTTP Server Project||Affected||-||08 Aug 2008|
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Thanks to Rapid7 and Apache for information that was used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2008-2939
- Date Public: 06 Aug 2008
- Date First Published: 08 Aug 2008
- Date Last Updated: 08 Aug 2008
- Severity Metric: 2.70
- Document Revision: 16
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