Apache Tomcat 3.3/3.3.1/3.3.1a/3.3.2 Error Message CookieExample cross site scriting

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A vulnerability was found in Apache Tomcat 3.3/3.3.1/3.3.1a/3.3.2 (Application Server Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the file examples/servlet/CookieExample of the component Error Message Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The weakness was published 08/01/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at archives.neohapsis.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2007-3384 since 06/25/2007. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and also a exploit are known. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/02/2017). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 50526 (Apache Tomcat 3.x < 3.3.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 25174), X-Force (35795), SecurityTracker (ID 1018503), Vulnerability Center (SBV-15971) and Tenable (50526). Similar entries are available at 20121 and 82153.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 50526
Nessus Name: Apache Tomcat 3.x < 3.3.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Vendor: https://www.apache.org/

Advisory: archives.neohapsis.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-3384 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 25174 - Apache Tomcat Error Message Reporting Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
X-Force: 35795
SecurityTracker: 1018503 - Tomcat Input Validation Hole in CookieExample Script Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
Vulnerability Center: 15971 - Apache Tomcat Multiple Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities via Error Messages Fields, Medium
OSVDB: 39035 - Apache Tomcat examples/servlet/CookieExample Multiple Parameter XSS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 09/02/2017 10:23 AM
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