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                    ESB-2008.0261 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
         Sun Java Server Faces - Cross Site Scripting May Lead to
                          Elevation of Privileges
                               13 March 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Java Server Faces 1.2_07 and prior
Publisher:            Sun Microsystems
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Increased Privileges
                      Cross-site Scripting
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-1285

Original Bulletin:  

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Document Audience: PUBLIC
Document ID:       233561
Title:  Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in Sun Java Server Faces (JSF)
        Input Handling Routines May Lead to Elevation of Privileges
Copyright Notice:  Copyright  2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Update Date:  Wed Feb 27 00:00:00 MST 2008
Solution Type Sun Alert

Solution  233561 : Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in Sun Java 
                   Server Faces (JSF) Input Handling Routines May Lead to 
                   Elevation of Privileges  

Bug ID  6657694

   Sun Java Server Faces 1.2 Software

Date of Resolved Release

SA Document Body

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in Sun Java Server Faces (JSF) Input 
Handling Routines May Lead to Elevation of Privileges

1. Impact

A Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Sun Java Server Faces (JSF) 
input handling routines may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to 
elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the JSF based web application.

2. Contributing Factors

This issue can occur in the following release for all platforms:

    * Sun Java Server Faces 1.2

    Note: Any web application which is based on Sun's Java Server Faces 
          implementation may be vulnerable to this issue.

3. Symptoms

There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issue has

4. Workaround

There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.

5. Resolution

This issue is addressed in the following release for all platforms:

    * Sun Java Server Faces 1.2_08 or later

Java Server Faces 1.2_08 may be downloaded at


For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see Sun Infodoc 91209.

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Copyright 2000-2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc., 4150 Network Circle, Santa Clara,
CA 95054 U.S.A. All rights reserved.


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