XSS in Apache Tomcat



Published: 2022-06-23 | Updated: 2022-06-26
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-34305
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Apache Tomcat
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU64627

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34305

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed to the form authentication example in the examples web application. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Tomcat: 10.1.0-M1 - 10.1.0-M16, 10.0.0 - 10.0.22, 9.0.0 - 9.0.64, 8.5.0 - 8.5.81


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread/k04zk0nq6w57m72w5gb0r6z9ryhmvr4k

Q & A

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