Upstream information

CVE-2008-0455 at MITRE

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the mod_negotiation module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.6 and earlier in the 2.2.x series, 2.0.61 and earlier in the 2.0.x series, and 1.3.39 and earlier in the 1.3.x series allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by uploading a file with a name containing XSS sequences and a file extension, which leads to injection within a (1) "406 Not Acceptable" or (2) "300 Multiple Choices" HTTP response when the extension is omitted in a request for the file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue was not considered a security issue by the Apache Security Team and so is not considered a security issue by us. A statement by the Apache team is published on http://marc.info/?l=apache-httpd-dev&m=120222445311334&w=2.

The Apache developer team has fixed this issue in Apache 2.2.12.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 355540 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
  • apache2 >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-devel >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-doc >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-example-pages >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-prefork >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-utils >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-worker >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
SAT Patch Nr: 5344
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
  • apache2-devel >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
SAT Patch Nr: 5344
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • apache2 >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-doc >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-example-pages >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-prefork >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-utils >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
  • apache2-worker >= 2.2.12-1.18.1
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
SAT Patch Nr: 5344