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CVE-2009-2696

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-08-02
Bugzilla:
616717: CVE-2009-2696 tomcat: missing fix for CVE-2009-0781

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in jsp/cal/cal2.jsp in the calendar application in the examples web application in Apache Tomcat on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Desktop Workstation 5, and Linux Desktop 5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the time parameter, related to "invalid HTML." NOTE: this is due to a missing fix for CVE-2009-0781.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2696 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 (tomcat5) RHSA-2010:0580 2010-08-02

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