Public Date:
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:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the make_variant_list function in mod_negotiation.c in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x before 2.4.3, when the MultiViews option is enabled, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted filename that is not properly handled during construction of a variant list.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2687 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat JBoss EWS 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 httpd Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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