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CVE-2008-0455

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-06-13
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
850794: CVE-2012-2687 CVE-2008-0455 httpd: mod_negotiation XSS via untrusted file names in directories with MultiViews enabled

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.6 and earlier in the 2.2.x series, 2.0.61 and earlier in the 2.0.x series, and 1.3.39 and earlier in the 1.3.x series allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by uploading a file with a name containing XSS sequences and a file extension, which leads to injection within a (1) "406 Not Acceptable" or (2) "300 Multiple Choices" HTTP response when the extension is omitted in a request for the file.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0455 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0130 2013-01-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (httpd) RHSA-2012:1592 2012-12-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (httpd) RHSA-2013:0512 2013-02-20
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (httpd) RHSA-2012:1591 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2012:1594 2012-12-18

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