Debian Security Advisory DSA 114-1 (gnujsp)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:24:46
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20114-1

Technical Details:
Thomas Springer found a vulnerability in GNUJSP, a Java servlet that allows you to insert Java source code into HTML files. The problem can be used to bypass access restrictions in the web server. An attacker can view the contents of directories and download files directly rather then receiving their HTML output. This means that the source code of scripts could also be revealed. The problem was fixed by Stefan Gybas, who maintains the Debian Linux Distribution Package of GNUJSP. It is fixed in version 1.0.0-5 for the stable release of Debian GNU/Linux. The versions in testing and unstable are the same as the one in stable so they are vulnerable, too. You can install the fixed version this advisory refers to on these systems to solve the problem as this Linux Distribution Package is architecture independent. We recommend that you upgrade your gnujsp Linux Distribution Package immediately.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to gnujsp announced via advisory DSA 114-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-0300

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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