Apache Continuum unspecified cross-site scripting

continuum-unspec-xss (65343) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Apache Continuum is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an unspecified parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Continuum (1.3.4 or later), available from the Apache Continuum Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apache Continuum Web Site: CVE-2011-0533: Apache Continuum cross-site scripting vulnerability.
  • Apache Web Site: CVE-2011-0533: Apache Archiva cross-site scripting vulnerability.
  • BID-46311: Apache Continuum and Archiva Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0533: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache Continuum 1.1 through 1.2.3.1, 1.3.6, and 1.4.0 Beta; and Archiva 1.3.0 through 1.3.3 and 1.0 through 1.22 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted parameter, related to the autoIncludeParameters setting for the extremecomponents table.
  • OSVDB ID: 70925: Apache Continuum Project Pages Unspecified XSS (2011-0533)
  • OSVDB ID: 71075: Apache Archiva User Management Page XSS
  • SA43261: Apache Continuum Cross-Site Scripting and Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
  • SA43334: Apache Archiva User Management Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache Archiva 1.3
  • Apache Archiva 1.3.1
  • Apache Continuum 1.3.6
  • Apache Continuum 1.4

Reported:

Feb 11, 2011

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