Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 262428 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020659.1.
Sun Java Web Console 3.0.2
Sun Java Web Console 3.0.3
Sun Java Web Console 3.0.4
Sun Java Web Console 3.0.5
Date of Resolved Release
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Security Vulnerabilities in Sun Java Web Console May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code
Multiple Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Sun Java Web Console may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to execute arbitrary scripting code within a user's browsing session.
Sun acknowledges with thanks, Luca Carettoni for bringing these issues to our attention.
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
From the Web Console Login or Launch page, click the version link in the top left corner of the page. Alternatively, the command "smcwebserver -V" can be used.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issues have been exploited.
Until patches can be applied, this issue may be avoided by disabling the Web Console service with the following command:
# svcs disable svc:/system/webconsole:console5. Resolution
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
Copyright 2000-2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc., 4150 Network Circle, Santa Clara, CA 95054 U.S.A. All rights reserved.
08-Jul-2009: Updated Workaround section
This solution has no attachment