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CVE-2005-4838

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2005-01-03
Bugzilla:
238401: CVE-2005-4838 tomcat manager example DoS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the example web applications for Jakarta Tomcat 5.5.6 and earlier allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) el/functions.jsp, (2) el/implicit-objects.jsp, and (3) jspx/textRotate.jspx in examples/jsp2/, as demonstrated via script in a request to snp/snoop.jsp. NOTE: other XSS issues in the manager were simultaneously reported, but these require admin access and do not cross privilege boundaries.

Find out more about CVE-2005-4838 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) (tomcat5) RHSA-2008:0261 2008-05-20
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (tomcat5) RHSA-2008:0630 2008-08-13
Red Hat Application Server 3AS (tomcat5) RHSA-2007:0340 2007-05-08
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) (tomcat5) RHSA-2008:0524 2008-06-30
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) (tomcat5) RHSA-2008:0524 2008-06-30

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