ID CVE-2007-1358
Summary Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in certain applications using Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6 and 4.1.0 through 4.1.34 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted "Accept-Language headers that do not conform to RFC 2616".
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.0
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.0
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.1
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.2
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.3
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.4
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.4
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.5
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.0.6
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.6
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0
  • Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 4.1.31
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31
CVSS
Base: 2.6 (as of 10-05-2007 - 14:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-79
CAPEC
  • Cross Site Scripting through Log Files
    An attacker may leverage a system weakness where logs are susceptible to log injection to insert scripts into the system's logs. If these logs are later viewed by an administrator through a thin administrative interface and the log data is not properly HTML encoded before being written to the page, the attackers' scripts stored in the log will be executed in the administrative interface with potentially serious consequences. This attack pattern is really a combination of two other attack patterns: log injection and stored cross site scripting.
  • Embedding Scripts in Non-Script Elements
    This attack is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) where malicious scripts are embedded in elements that are not expected to host scripts such as image tags (<img>), comments in XML documents (< !-CDATA->), etc. These tags may not be subject to the same input validation, output validation, and other content filtering and checking routines, so this can create an opportunity for an attacker to tunnel through the application's elements and launch a XSS attack through other elements. As with all remote attacks, it is important to differentiate the ability to launch an attack (such as probing an internal network for unpatched servers) and the ability of the remote attacker to collect and interpret the output of said attack.
  • Embedding Scripts within Scripts
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute scripts. The attacker leverages this capability to execute scripts to execute his/her own script by embedding it within other scripts that the target software is likely to execute. The attacker must have the ability to inject script into script that is likely to be executed. If this is done, then the attacker can potentially launch a variety of probes and attacks against the web server's local environment, in many cases the so-called DMZ, back end resources the web server can communicate with, and other hosts. With the proliferation of intermediaries, such as Web App Firewalls, network devices, and even printers having JVMs and Web servers, there are many locales where an attacker can inject malicious scripts. Since this attack pattern defines scripts within scripts, there are likely privileges to execute said attack on the host. Of course, these attacks are not solely limited to the server side, client side scripts like Ajax and client side JavaScript can contain malicious scripts as well. In general all that is required is for there to be sufficient privileges to execute a script, but not protected against writing.
  • Cross-Site Scripting in Error Pages
    An attacker distributes a link (or possibly some other query structure) with a request to a third party web server that is malformed and also contains a block of exploit code in order to have the exploit become live code in the resulting error page. When the third party web server receives the crafted request and notes the error it then creates an error message that echoes the malformed message, including the exploit. Doing this converts the exploit portion of the message into to valid language elements that are executed by the viewing browser. When a victim executes the query provided by the attacker the infected error message error message is returned including the exploit code which then runs in the victim's browser. XSS can result in execution of code as well as data leakage (e.g. session cookies can be sent to the attacker). This type of attack is especially dangerous since the exploit appears to come from the third party web server, who the victim may trust and hence be more vulnerable to deception.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Alternate Syntax
    The attacker uses alternate forms of keywords or commands that result in the same action as the primary form but which may not be caught by filters. For example, many keywords are processed in a case insensitive manner. If the site's web filtering algorithm does not convert all tags into a consistent case before the comparison with forbidden keywords it is possible to bypass filters (e.g., incomplete black lists) by using an alternate case structure. For example, the "script" tag using the alternate forms of "Script" or "ScRiPt" may bypass filters where "script" is the only form tested. Other variants using different syntax representations are also possible as well as using pollution meta-characters or entities that are eventually ignored by the rendering engine. The attack can result in the execution of otherwise prohibited functionality.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using MIME Type Mismatch
    An attacker creates a file with scripting content but where the specified MIME type of the file is such that scripting is not expected. Some browsers will detect that the specified MIME type of the file does not match the actual type of the content and will automatically switch to using an interpreter for the real content type. If the browser does not invoke script filters before doing this, the attackers' script may run on the target unsanitized. For example, the MIME type text/plain may be used where the actual content is text/javascript or text/html. Since text does not contain scripting instructions, the stated MIME type would indicate that filtering is unnecessary. However, if the target application subsequently determines the file's real type and invokes the appropriate interpreter, scripted content could be invoked. In another example, img tags in HTML content could reference a renderable type file instead of an expected image file. The file extension and MIME type can describe an image file, but the file content can be text/javascript or text/html resulting in script execution. If the browser assumes all references in img tags are images, and therefore do not need to be filtered for scripts, this would bypass content filters. In a cross-site scripting attack, the attacker tricks the victim into accessing a URL that uploads a script file with an incorrectly specified MIME type. If the victim's browser switches to the appropriate interpreter without filtering, the attack will execute as a standard XSS attack, possibly revealing the victim's cookies or executing arbitrary script in their browser.
  • Cross-Site Scripting in Attributes
    The attacker inserts commands to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) actions in HTML attributes. Many filters do not adequately sanitize attributes against the presence of potentially dangerous commands even if they adequately sanitize tags. For example, dangerous expressions could be inserted into a style attribute in an anchor tag, resulting in the execution of malicious code when the resulting page is rendered. If a victim is tricked into viewing the rendered page the attack proceeds like a normal XSS attack, possibly resulting in the loss of sensitive cookies or other malicious activities.
  • Cross-Site Scripting via Encoded URI Schemes
    An attack of this type exploits the ability of most browsers to interpret "data", "javascript" or other URI schemes as client-side executable content placeholders. This attack consists of passing a malicious URI in an anchor tag HREF attribute or any other similar attributes in other HTML tags. Such malicious URI contains, for example, a base64 encoded HTML content with an embedded cross-site scripting payload. The attack is executed when the browser interprets the malicious content i.e., for example, when the victim clicks on the malicious link.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Doubled Characters, e.g. %3C%3Cscript
    The attacker bypasses input validation by using doubled characters in order to perform a cross-site scripting attack. Some filters fail to recognize dangerous sequences if they are preceded by repeated characters. For example, by doubling the < before a script command, (<<script or %3C%3script using URI encoding) the filters of some web applications may fail to recognize the presence of a script tag. If the targeted server is vulnerable to this type of bypass, the attacker can create a crafted URL or other trap to cause a victim to view a page on the targeted server where the malicious content is executed, as per a normal XSS attack.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Flash
    An attacker injects malicious script to global parameters in a Flash movie via a crafted URL. The malicious script is executed in the context of the Flash movie. As such, this is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), but the abilities granted to the Flash movie make this attack more flexible.
  • Cross-Site Scripting with Masking through Invalid Characters in Identifiers
    The attacker inserts invalid characters in identifiers to bypass application filtering of input. Filters may not scan beyond invalid characters but during later stages of processing content that follows these invalid characters may still be processed. This allows the attacker to sneak prohibited commands past filters and perform normally prohibited operations. Invalid characters may include null, carriage return, line feed or tab in an identifier. Successful bypassing of the filter can result in a XSS attack, resulting in the disclosure of web cookies or possibly other results.
  • Embedding Scripts in HTTP Query Strings
    A variant of cross-site scripting called "reflected" cross-site scripting, the HTTP Query Strings attack consists of passing a malicious script inside an otherwise valid HTTP request query string. This is of significant concern for sites that rely on dynamic, user-generated content such as bulletin boards, news sites, blogs, and web enabled administration GUIs. The malicious script may steal session data, browse history, probe files, or otherwise execute attacks on the client side. Once the attacker has prepared the malicious HTTP query it is sent to a victim user (perhaps by email, IM, or posted on an online forum), who clicks on a normal looking link that contains a poison query string. This technique can be made more effective through the use of services like http://tinyurl.com/, which makes very small URLs that will redirect to very large, complex ones. The victim will not know what he is really clicking on.
  • Simple Script Injection
    An attacker embeds malicious scripts in content that will be served to web browsers. The goal of the attack is for the target software, the client-side browser, to execute the script with the users' privilege level. An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute code and scripts. Web browsers, for example, have some simple security controls in place, but if a remote attacker is allowed to execute scripts (through injecting them in to user-generated content like bulletin boards) then these controls may be bypassed. Further, these attacks are very difficult for an end user to detect.
  • AJAX Fingerprinting
    This attack utilizes the frequent client-server roundtrips in Ajax conversation to scan a system. While Ajax does not open up new vulnerabilities per se, it does optimize them from an attacker point of view. In many XSS attacks the attacker must get a "hole in one" and successfully exploit the vulnerability on the victim side the first time, once the client is redirected the attacker has many chances to engage in follow on probes, but there is only one first chance. In a widely used web application this is not a major problem because 1 in a 1,000 is good enough in a widely used application. A common first step for an attacker is to footprint the environment to understand what attacks will work. Since footprinting relies on enumeration, the conversational pattern of rapid, multiple requests and responses that are typical in Ajax applications enable an attacker to look for many vulnerabilities, well-known ports, network locations and so on.
  • Embedding Script (XSS) in HTTP Headers
    An attack of this type exploits web applications that generate web content, such as links in a HTML page, based on unvalidated or improperly validated data submitted by other actors. XSS in HTTP Headers attacks target the HTTP headers which are hidden from most users and may not be validated by web applications.
  • XSS in IMG Tags
    Image tags are an often overlooked, but convenient, means for a Cross Site Scripting attack. The attacker can inject script contents into an image (IMG) tag in order to steal information from a victim's browser and execute malicious scripts.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK HIGH NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2008-0630.NASL
    description Red Hat Network Satellite Server version 5.1.1 is now available. This update includes fixes for a number of security issues in Red Hat Network Satellite Server components. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. During an internal security audit, it was discovered that Red Hat Network Satellite Server shipped with an XML-RPC script, manzier.pxt, which had a single hard-coded authentication key. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the Satellite Server XML-RPC service could use this flaw to obtain limited information about Satellite Server users, such as login names, associated email addresses, internal user IDs, and partial information about entitlements. (CVE-2008-2369) This release also corrects several security vulnerabilities in various components shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1. In a typical operating environment, these components are not exposed to users of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments. A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in mod_perl. (CVE-2007-1349) Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were fixed in the image map feature in the JFreeChart package. (CVE-2007-6306) A flaw which could result in weak encryption was fixed in the perl-Crypt-CBC package. (CVE-2006-0898) Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache Tomcat package. (CVE-2005-4838, CVE-2006-0254, CVE-2007-1355, CVE-2007-1358, CVE-2007-2449, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2008-0128) Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1 are advised to upgrade to 5.1.1, which resolves these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-27
    plugin id 43840
    published 2010-01-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=43840
    title RHEL 4 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2008:0630)
  • NASL family Web Servers
    NASL id TOMCAT_4_1_36.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 4.x listening on the remote host is prior to 4.1.36. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities : - Requests containing multiple 'content-length' headers are not rejected as invalid. This error can allow web-cache poisoning, cross-site scripting attacks and information disclosure. (CVE-2005-2090) - An input sanitization error exists that can allow disclosure of sensitive information via directory traversal. This vulnerability is exposed when the server is configured to use the 'Proxy' module. (CVE-2007-0450) - 'Accept-Language' headers are not validated properly, which can allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2007-1358) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-01
    plugin id 17726
    published 2011-11-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=17726
    title Apache Tomcat 4.x < 4.1.36 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_872623AF39EC11DCB8CC000FEA449B8A.NASL
    description Apache Project reports : The Apache Tomcat team is proud to announce the immediate availability of Tomcat 4.1.36 stable. This build contains numerous library updates, A small number of bug fixes and two important security fixes.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 25784
    published 2007-07-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=25784
    title FreeBSD : tomcat -- multiple vulnerabilities (872623af-39ec-11dc-b8cc-000fea449b8a)
  • NASL family Web Servers
    NASL id TOMCAT_5_5_21.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache Tomcat 5.x listening on the remote host is prior to 5.5.21. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities : - The remote Apache Tomcat install is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. The client supplied Accept-Language headers are not validated which allows an attacker to use a specially crafted URL to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into the user's browser. (CVE-2007-1358) - If the remote Apache Tomcat install is configured to use the SingleSignOn Valve, the JSESSIONIDSSO cookie does not have the 'secure' attribute set if authentication takes place over HTTPS. This allows the JSESSIONIDSSO cookie to be sent to the same server when HTTP content is requested. (CVE-2008-0128) - The remote Apache Tomcat install is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. The doRead method fails to return the proper error code for certain error conditions, which can cause POST content to be sent to different, and improper, requests. (CVE-2008-4308) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 46868
    published 2010-06-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=46868
    title Apache Tomcat 5.x < 5.5.21 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOSX_SECUPD2007-007.NASL
    description The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.3 which does not have the security update 2007-007 applied. This update contains several security fixes for the following programs : - bzip2 - CFNetwork - CoreAudio - cscope - gnuzip - iChat - Kerberos - mDNSResponder - PDFKit - PHP - Quartz Composer - Samba - SquirrelMail - Tomcat - WebCore - WebKit
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 25830
    published 2007-08-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=25830
    title Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-007)
  • NASL family Web Servers
    NASL id TOMCAT_6_0_6.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version number, the Apache Tomcat instance listening on the remote host is prior to 6.0.6. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability : - A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists due to improper validation of user-supplied input before returning it to users. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to click a specially crafted URL, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session. Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-11
    plugin id 121114
    published 2019-01-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=121114
    title Apache Tomcat < 6.0.6 Cross-Site Scripting
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2007-3456.NASL
    description Updated Tomcat5 packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Fedora Core 7. This update includes fixes to the following : - CVE-2007-1355 - CVE-2007-3386 - CVE-2007-3385 - CVE-2007-3382 - CVE-2007-2450 - CVE-2007-2449 - CVE-2007-5461 - CVE-2007-1358 All users of tomcat are advised to update to these packages. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-08
    plugin id 28257
    published 2007-11-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=28257
    title Fedora 7 : tomcat5-5.5.25-1jpp.1.fc7 (2007-3456)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2008-0261.NASL
    description Red Hat Network Satellite Server version 5.0.2 is now available. This update includes fixes for a number of security issues in Red Hat Network Satellite Server components. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. During an internal security review, a cross-site scripting flaw was found that affected the Red Hat Network channel search feature. (CVE-2007-5961) This release also corrects several security vulnerabilities in various components shipped as part of the Red Hat Network Satellite Server. In a typical operating environment, these components are not exposed to users of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments. Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache HTTPD server. These flaws could result in a cross-site scripting, denial-of-service, or information disclosure attacks. (CVE-2004-0885, CVE-2006-5752, CVE-2006-7197, CVE-2007-1860, CVE-2007-3304, CVE-2007-4465, CVE-2007-5000, CVE-2007-6388) A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in mod_perl. (CVE-2007-1349) A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in the jabberd server. (CVE-2006-1329) Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were fixed in the image map feature in the JFreeChart package. (CVE-2007-6306) Multiple flaws were fixed in the IBM Java 1.4.2 Runtime. (CVE-2007-0243, CVE-2007-2435, CVE-2007-2788, CVE-2007-2789) Two arbitrary code execution flaws were fixed in the OpenMotif package. (CVE-2005-3964, CVE-2005-0605) A flaw which could result in weak encryption was fixed in the perl-Crypt-CBC package. (CVE-2006-0898) Multiple flaws were fixed in the Tomcat package. (CVE-2008-0128, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2007-3385, CVE-2007-3382, CVE-2007-1358, CVE-2007-1355, CVE-2007-2450, CVE-2007-2449, CVE-2007-0450, CVE-2006-7196, CVE-2006-7195, CVE-2006-3835, CVE-2006-0254, CVE-2005-2090, CVE-2005-4838, CVE-2005-3510) Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.0 are advised to upgrade to 5.0.2, which resolves these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-27
    plugin id 43835
    published 2010-01-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=43835
    title RHEL 4 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2008:0261)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2007-0327.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0327 : Updated tomcat packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Tomcat is a servlet container for Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Tomcat was found to accept multiple content-length headers in a request. This could allow attackers to poison a web-cache, bypass web application firewall protection, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2005-2090) Tomcat permitted various characters as path delimiters. If Tomcat was used behind certain proxies and configured to only proxy some contexts, an attacker could construct an HTTP request to work around the context restriction and potentially access non-proxied content. (CVE-2007-0450) The implict-objects.jsp file distributed in the examples webapp displayed a number of unfiltered header values. If the JSP examples were accessible, this flaw could allow a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2006-7195) Users should upgrade to these erratum packages which contain an update to Tomcat that resolves these issues. Updated jakarta-commons-modeler packages are also included which correct a bug when used with Tomcat 5.5.23.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 67487
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67487
    title Oracle Linux 5 : tomcat (ELSA-2007-0327)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2008-0524.NASL
    description Red Hat Network Satellite Server version 4.2.3 is now available. This update includes fixes for a number of security issues in Red Hat Network Satellite Server components. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. This release corrects several security vulnerabilities in various components shipped as part of the Red Hat Network Satellite Server 4.2. In a typical operating environment, these components are not exposed to users of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments. Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache HTTPD server. These flaws could result in a cross-site scripting, denial-of-service, or information disclosure attacks. (CVE-2004-0885, CVE-2006-5752, CVE-2006-7197, CVE-2007-1860, CVE-2007-3304, CVE-2007-4465, CVE-2007-5000, CVE-2007-6388) A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in mod_perl. (CVE-2007-1349) A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in the jabberd server. (CVE-2006-1329) Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were fixed in the image map feature in the JFreeChart package. (CVE-2007-6306) Multiple flaws were fixed in the IBM Java 1.4.2 Runtime. (CVE-2007-0243, CVE-2007-2435, CVE-2007-2788, CVE-2007-2789) Multiple flaws were fixed in the OpenMotif package. (CVE-2004-0687, CVE-2004-0688, CVE-2004-0914, CVE-2005-3964, CVE-2005-0605) A flaw which could result in weak encryption was fixed in the perl-Crypt-CBC package. (CVE-2006-0898) Multiple flaws were fixed in the Tomcat package. (CVE-2008-0128, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2007-3385, CVE-2007-3382, CVE-2007-1358, CVE-2007-1355, CVE-2007-2450, CVE-2007-2449, CVE-2007-0450, CVE-2006-7196, CVE-2006-7195, CVE-2006-3835, CVE-2006-0254, CVE-2005-2090, CVE-2005-4838, CVE-2005-3510) Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 4.2 are advised to upgrade to 4.2.3, which resolves these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-27
    plugin id 43837
    published 2010-01-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=43837
    title RHEL 3 / 4 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2008:0524)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2007-0327.NASL
    description Updated tomcat packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Tomcat is a servlet container for Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Tomcat was found to accept multiple content-length headers in a request. This could allow attackers to poison a web-cache, bypass web application firewall protection, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2005-2090) Tomcat permitted various characters as path delimiters. If Tomcat was used behind certain proxies and configured to only proxy some contexts, an attacker could construct an HTTP request to work around the context restriction and potentially access non-proxied content. (CVE-2007-0450) The implict-objects.jsp file distributed in the examples webapp displayed a number of unfiltered header values. If the JSP examples were accessible, this flaw could allow a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2006-7195) Users should upgrade to these erratum packages which contain an update to Tomcat that resolves these issues. Updated jakarta-commons-modeler packages are also included which correct a bug when used with Tomcat 5.5.23.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 25329
    published 2007-05-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=25329
    title RHEL 5 : tomcat (RHSA-2007:0327)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2007-3474.NASL
    description Updated Tomcat5 packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Fedora Core 8. This update includes fixes to the following : - CVE-2007-1355 - CVE-2007-3386 - CVE-2007-3385 - CVE-2007-3382 - CVE-2007-2450 - CVE-2007-2449 - CVE-2007-5461 - CVE-2007-1358 All users of tomcat are advised to update to these packages. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-08
    plugin id 28258
    published 2007-11-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=28258
    title Fedora 8 : tomcat5-5.5.25-1jpp.1.fc8 (2007-3474)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2007-0327.NASL
    description Updated tomcat packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Tomcat is a servlet container for Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Tomcat was found to accept multiple content-length headers in a request. This could allow attackers to poison a web-cache, bypass web application firewall protection, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2005-2090) Tomcat permitted various characters as path delimiters. If Tomcat was used behind certain proxies and configured to only proxy some contexts, an attacker could construct an HTTP request to work around the context restriction and potentially access non-proxied content. (CVE-2007-0450) The implict-objects.jsp file distributed in the examples webapp displayed a number of unfiltered header values. If the JSP examples were accessible, this flaw could allow a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2006-7195) Users should upgrade to these erratum packages which contain an update to Tomcat that resolves these issues. Updated jakarta-commons-modeler packages are also included which correct a bug when used with Tomcat 5.5.23.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 25223
    published 2007-05-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=25223
    title CentOS 5 : tomcat (CESA-2007:0327)
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:07:41.359-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in certain applications using Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6 and 4.1.0 through 4.1.34 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted "Accept-Language headers that do not conform to RFC 2616".
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10679
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in certain applications using Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6 and 4.1.0 through 4.1.34 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted "Accept-Language headers that do not conform to RFC 2616".
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 237089
    title CVE-2005-2090 multiple tomcat issues (CVE-2007-0450 CVE-2006-7195)
    oval
    AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070055001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5 is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327002
        • comment tomcat5 is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327003
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-admin-webapps is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327014
        • comment tomcat5-admin-webapps is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327015
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-common-lib is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327016
        • comment tomcat5-common-lib is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327017
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-jasper is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327008
        • comment tomcat5-jasper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327009
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-jasper-javadoc is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327020
        • comment tomcat5-jasper-javadoc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327021
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327012
        • comment tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327013
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api-javadoc is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327022
        • comment tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api-javadoc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327023
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-server-lib is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327006
        • comment tomcat5-server-lib is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327007
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327004
        • comment tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327005
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api-javadoc is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327010
        • comment tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api-javadoc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327011
      • AND
        • comment tomcat5-webapps is earlier than 0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327018
        • comment tomcat5-webapps is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327019
      • AND
        • comment jakarta-commons-modeler is earlier than 0:1.1-8jpp.1.0.2.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327024
        • comment jakarta-commons-modeler is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327025
      • AND
        • comment jakarta-commons-modeler-javadoc is earlier than 0:1.1-8jpp.1.0.2.el5
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327026
        • comment jakarta-commons-modeler-javadoc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070327027
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0327
    released 2007-05-14
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2007:0327: tomcat security update (Important)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0261
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0630
rpms
  • tomcat5-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-admin-webapps-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-common-lib-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-jasper-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-jasper-javadoc-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api-javadoc-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-server-lib-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api-javadoc-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • tomcat5-webapps-0:5.5.23-0jpp.1.0.3.el5
  • jakarta-commons-modeler-0:1.1-8jpp.1.0.2.el5
  • jakarta-commons-modeler-javadoc-0:1.1-8jpp.1.0.2.el5
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
bid
  • 24524
  • 25159
bugtraq
  • 20070618 [CVE-2007-1358] Apache Tomcat XSS vulnerability in Accept-Language header processing
  • 20090124 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • 20090127 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities (Updated - v1.1)
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2007-3456
hp
  • HPSBUX02262
  • SSRT071447
jvn JVN#16535199
mlist
  • [tomcat-dev] 20190319 svn commit: r1855831 [21/30] - in /tomcat/site/trunk: ./ docs/ xdocs/
  • [tomcat-dev] 20190325 svn commit: r1856174 [19/29] - in /tomcat/site/trunk: docs/ xdocs/ xdocs/stylesheets/
osvdb 34881
sectrack 1018269
secunia
  • 25721
  • 26235
  • 26660
  • 27037
  • 27727
  • 30899
  • 30908
  • 31493
  • 33668
sunalert 239312
vupen
  • ADV-2007-1729
  • ADV-2007-2732
  • ADV-2007-3087
  • ADV-2007-3386
  • ADV-2008-1979
  • ADV-2009-0233
Last major update 22-07-2013 - 01:18
Published 09-05-2007 - 20:19
Last modified 25-03-2019 - 07:29
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