WebSphere Application Server Web Container cross-site scripting
|was-webcontainer-xss (64554)||Medium Risk|
WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input when a given application does not have a correct error page defined. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a Web Container error message to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.IBM3
For WebSphere Application Server 6.1:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (22.214.171.124 or later) or APAR PM18512. See References.
For WebSphere Application Server 7.0:
Apply the latest Fix Pack (126.96.36.199 or later) or APAR PM18512. See References.
- IBM APAR PM18512: Recommended fixes for WebSphere Application Server.
- BID-46736: IBM WebSphere Application Server prior to 188.8.131.52 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2011-0315: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Servlet Engine / Web Container component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 before 184.108.40.206 and 7.0 before 220.127.116.11 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to the lack of an error page for an application.
- OSVDB ID: 70386: IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Servlet Engine / Web Container Missing Error Page XSS
- SA42938: IBM WebSphere Application Server Two Vulnerabilities
- IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
- IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0
Dec 17, 2010
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