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vulnerability bulletin 25883

Tomcat: Cross Site Scripting via Manager Application IE

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via Manager Application IE of Tomcat, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: Tomcat.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 17/04/2018.
Références of this alert: VIGILANCE-VUL-25883.

Description of the vulnerability

The Tomcat product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via Manager Application IE before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via Manager Application IE of Tomcat, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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