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Caucho Resin vulnerable to XSS via "file" parameter to "viewfile"

Vulnerability Note VU#305208

Original Release Date: 2008-06-25 | Last Revised: 2008-06-25

Overview

The "viewfile" command provided by Caucho Resin contains a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the "file" parameter.

Description

Caucho Resin is a Java-based application server. The "viewfile" command that is provided with the Resin documentation is vulnerable to XSS via the "file" parameter.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script within the context of the Resin web pages.

Solution

Apply an update

This issue is resolved in Resin 3.0.25 and 3.1.4. Note that the vendor does not recommend including the Resin documentation on production web servers, which would prevent the vulnerable command from being exposed.

Vendor Information

305208
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Caucho Technology

Notified:  November 29, 2007 Updated:  June 25, 2008

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

This issue is resolved in Resin 3.0.25 and 3.1.4. Note that the vendor does not recommend including the Resin documentation on production web servers, which would prevent the vulnerable command from being exposed.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2008-2462
Severity Metric: 5.94
Date Public: 2007-12-05
Date First Published: 2008-06-25
Date Last Updated: 2008-06-25 20:50 UTC
Document Revision: 2

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