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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6421

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in balancer-manager in mod_proxy_balancer in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.0 through 2.2.6 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) ss, (2) wr, or (3) rr parameters, or (4) the URL.
Publish Date : 2008-01-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Vendor Statements

Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8.
Source: Apache

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-01-02 2008-01-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache 'mod_proxy_balancer' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8651 windows
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in balancer-manager in mod_proxy_balancer in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.0 throu... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10664 unix
CVE-2007-6421 unix
ELSA-2008:0008: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22498 unix
mod_proxy_balancer XSS oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20076421
RHSA-2008:0008: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080008 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6421

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 7

- References For CVE-2007-6421
XF apache-modproxybalancer-xss(39474)
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:021
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0008
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0009
BUGTRAQ 20080110 SecurityReason - Apache2 CSRF, XSS, Memory Corruption and Denial of Service Vulnerability CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-0048
BID 27236 Apache 'mod_proxy_balancer' Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6421

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