Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
NameCVE-2008-1947First vendor Publication2008-06-04
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2014-03-15

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1947

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8361
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8361
Title: DSA-1593 tomcat5.5 -- missing input sanitising
Description: It was discovered that the Host Manager web application performed insufficient input sanitising, which could lead to cross-site scripting.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-1593
CVE-2008-1947
Version: 3
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Product(s): tomcat5.5
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6009
Title: Security vulnerability in the Virtual Host Manager in Tomcat 5.5 bundled with Solaris 9 and Solaris 10 may lead to Cross Site Scripting (XSS).
Description: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-1947
Version: 1
Platform(s): Sun Solaris 9
Sun Solaris 10
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19964
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19964
Title: DSA-1593-1 tomcat5.5
Description: It was discovered that the Host Manager web application performed insufficient input sanitising, which could lead to cross-site scripting.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-1593-1
CVE-2008-1947
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Product(s): tomcat5.5
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11534
Title: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.
Description: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.26 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter (aka the hostname attribute) to host-manager/html/add.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-1947
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application35

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2010-05-12Name : Mac OS X Security Update 2008-007
File : nvt/macosx_secupd_2008-007.nasl
2009-10-13Name : SLES10: Security update for Websphere Community Edition
File : nvt/sles10_websphere-as_ce0.nasl
2009-06-05Name : Ubuntu USN-719-1 (libpam-krb5)
File : nvt/ubuntu_719_1.nasl
2009-06-05Name : Ubuntu USN-720-1 (php5)
File : nvt/ubuntu_720_1.nasl
2009-06-05Name : Ubuntu USN-723-1 (git-core)
File : nvt/ubuntu_723_1.nasl
2009-05-05Name : HP-UX Update for Apache Web Server Suite HPSBUX02401
File : nvt/gb_hp_ux_HPSBUX02401.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for tomcat5 MDVSA-2008:188 (tomcat5)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2008_188.nasl
2009-03-06Name : RedHat Update for tomcat RHSA-2008:0648-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0648-01_tomcat.nasl
2009-02-18Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:004
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_004.nasl
2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for tomcat6 FEDORA-2008-7977
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_7977_tomcat6_fc9.nasl
2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for tomcat5 FEDORA-2008-8113
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8113_tomcat5_fc9.nasl
2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for tomcat5 FEDORA-2008-8130
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8130_tomcat5_fc8.nasl
2008-06-11Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1593-1 (tomcat5.5)
File : nvt/deb_1593_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
62511CA Service Desk Tomcat host-manager/html/add name Parameter XSS
45905Apache Tomcat Host Manager host-manager/html/add name Parameter XSS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-03Name : The remote host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0016_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0648.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20080827_tomcat_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01Name : The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : tomcat_6_0_18.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-10Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-1007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2008-0648.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-23Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-19Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0002.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_websphere-as_ce-5850.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_tomcat6-080702.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2008-188.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2008-007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-09-17Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8113.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-09-17Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8130.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-09-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-7977.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-08-28Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0648.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-07-08Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_tomcat55-5385.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-06-16Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1593.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29502
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492958/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1593
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg007...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg008...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg008...
HP http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188
MLIST http://marc.info/?l=tomcat-user&m=121244319501278&w=2
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020624
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1725
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0503
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42816

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