2008-0717 | IBM WebSphere Edge Server cross site scripting (BID-27665 / XFDB-40323)
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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in IBM WebSphere Edge Server up to 5.1.1 (Application Server Software). This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. The summary by CVE is:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Caching Proxy (CP) 5.1 through 6.1 in IBM WebSphere Edge Server, when CGI mapping rules are enabled, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors that trigger injection into an error response.
The weakness was shared 02/11/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at vupen.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2008-0717 since 02/11/2008. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/31/2021). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔍
CVE: CVE-2008-0717 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27665 – IBM WebSphere Edge Server Caching Proxy Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 31360 – Caching Proxy 5.1-6.1 in IBM WebSphere Edge Server Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability, Low
Created: 03/16/2015 13:43
Updated: 07/31/2021 06:20
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