Bug 975279 (CVE-2016-4003)

Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2016-4003: struts: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the URLDecoder functio
Product: [Novell Products] SUSE Security Incidents Reporter: Johannes Segitz <jsegitz>
Component: IncidentsAssignee: Security Team bot <security-team>
Status: RESOLVED INVALID QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P3 - Medium CC: smash_bz, tchvatal
Version: unspecified   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/167753/
Whiteboard: CVSSv2:NVD:CVE-2016-4003:4.3:(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) CVSSv2:SUSE:CVE-2016-4003:6.4:(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) CVSSv2:RedHat:CVE-2016-4003:4.3:(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
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Description Johannes Segitz 2016-04-13 08:17:32 UTC
CVE-2016-4003

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the URLDecoder function in JRE
before 1.8, as used in Apache Struts 2.x before 2.3.28, when using a single byte
page encoding, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML
via multi-byte characters in a url-encoded parameter.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-4003
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-4507
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035268
http://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-028.html
Comment 3 Swamp Workflow Management 2016-04-13 22:00:14 UTC
bugbot adjusting priority
Comment 4 Johannes Segitz 2016-04-22 08:36:27 UTC
so since there are not calls to those functions the package is not affected by this CVE (still could be vulnerable)