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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3731

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in WebWorks Help 2.0 through 5.0 in VMware vCenter 4.0 before Update 1 Build 208156; VMware Server 2.0.2; VMware ESX 4.0; VMware Lab Manager 2.x; VMware vCenter Lab Manager 3.x and 4.x before 4.0.1; VMware Stage Manager 1.x before 4.0.1; WebWorks Publisher 6.x through 8.x; WebWorks Publisher 2003; and WebWorks ePublisher 9.0.x through 9.3, 2008.1 through 2008.4, and 2009.x before 2009.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) wwhelp_entry.html, reachable through index.html and wwhsec.htm, (2) wwhelp/wwhimpl/api.htm, (3) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/frameset.htm, (4) wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/scripts/switch.js, or (5) the window.opener component in wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/bookmark.htm, related to (a) unspecified parameters and (b) messages used in topic links for the bookmarking functionality.
Publish Date : 2009-12-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager cross-site scripting issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5944 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-2009-3731

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Esx Server 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Lab Manager 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Server 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Stage Manager * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Stage Manager 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vcenter Lab Manager 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vcenter Lab Manager 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vcenter Lab Manager 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vcenter Lab Manager 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vcenter Stage Manager 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Webworks Epublisher 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Webworks Epublisher 9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Webworks Epublisher 9.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Webworks Epublisher 9.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Webworks Epublisher 2008.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Webworks Epublisher 2008.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Webworks Epublisher 2008.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Webworks Epublisher 2008.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Webworks Epublisher 2009.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Webworks Epublisher 2009.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Webworks Help 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Webworks Help 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Webworks Help 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Webworks Help 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Webworks Publisher 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Webworks Publisher 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Webworks Publisher 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Webworks Publisher 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Esx Server 1
Vmware Lab Manager 1
Vmware Server 1
Vmware Stage Manager 2
Vmware Vcenter Lab Manager 4
Vmware Vcenter Stage Manager 1
Webworks Epublisher 10
Webworks Help 4
Webworks Publisher 4

- References For CVE-2009-3731
OSVDB 62741
OSVDB 62738
BID 37346 WebWorks Help Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-03-04 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20091215 VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues
MLIST [security-announce] 20091215 VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues
OSVDB 62739
OSVDB 62740
OSVDB 62742
SECTRACK 1023683
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5944
BUGTRAQ 20100304 CA20100304-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3731

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