CVE-2008-0455

NameCVE-2008-0455
DescriptionCross-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.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apache2 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.4.25-3+deb9u9fixed
buster, buster (security)2.4.38-3+deb10u3fixed
bullseye, sid2.4.46-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apachesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
apache2source(unstable)2.2.22-8unimportant

Notes

This is only relevant if an attacker can upload files with arbitrary names
but not with arbitrary contents.
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html#CVE-2012-2687

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