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Sid 1-26431

Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Apache modproxybalancer cross site scripting attempt

Summary

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the balancerhandler function in the manager interface in modproxybalancer.c in the modproxy_balancer module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.24-dev and 2.4.x before 2.4.4 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string.

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

CVE-2012-4558:

CVSS base score 4.3

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact PARTIAL

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-2012-4558: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the balancerhandler function in the manager interface in modproxybalancer.c in the modproxy_balancer module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x before 2.2.24-dev and 2.4.x before 2.4.4 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string.

Affected systems

  • apache http_server 2.2
  • apache http_server 2.2.0
  • apache http_server 2.2.1
  • apache http_server 2.2.2
  • apache http_server 2.2.3
  • apache http_server 2.2.4
  • apache http_server 2.2.6
  • apache http_server 2.2.8
  • apache http_server 2.2.9
  • apache http_server 2.2.10
  • apache http_server 2.2.11
  • apache http_server 2.2.12
  • apache http_server 2.2.13
  • apache http_server 2.2.14
  • apache http_server 2.2.15
  • apache http_server 2.2.16
  • apache http_server 2.2.17
  • apache http_server 2.2.18
  • apache http_server 2.2.19
  • apache http_server 2.2.20
  • apache http_server 2.2.21
  • apache http_server 2.2.22
  • apache http_server 2.2.23
  • apache http_server 2.4.0
  • apache http_server 2.4.1
  • apache http_server 2.4.2
  • apache http_server 2.4.3

Ease of attack

CVE-2012-4558:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

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