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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0655 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
Caucho Resin is vulnerable to XSS via "file" parameter to "viewfile"
3 July 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Caucho Resin prior to 3.0.25
Caucho Resin prior to 3.1.4
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Cross-site Scripting
CVE Names: CVE-2008-2462
Original Bulletin: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/305208
Revision History: July 3 2008: Added CVE
June 30 2008: Initial Release
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#305208
Caucho Resin vulnerable to XSS via "file" parameter to "viewfile"
The "viewfile" command provided by Caucho Resin contains a cross-site
scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the "file" parameter.
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.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary
script within the context of the Resin web pages.
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
Vendor Status Date Updated
Caucho Technology Vulnerable 25-Jun-2008
Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
Date Public 12/05/2007
Date First Published 06/25/2008 04:50:04 PM
Date Last Updated 06/25/2008
CVE Name CVE-2008-2462
US-CERT Technical Alerts
Document Revision 2
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