The Apache web server mod_proxy_ftp module contains a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
The Apache mod_proxy_ftp module allows the Apache web server to act as a proxy for FTP sites. Filename globbing is the process of using wildcards to match filenames. The mod_proxy_ftp module contains an XSS vulnerability that occurs because the module does not properly filter globbed characters in FTP URIs.
Apache has released updates to address this issue. These updates are available on the Apache SVN server:
Note that vendors who distribute Apache may not have immediately have a version or update that contains these fixes.
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Updated: August 08, 2008
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Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A
Thanks to Rapid7 and Apache for information that was used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
CVE IDs:* | CVE-2008-2939
**Severity Metric: | 2.70
*Date Public: | 2008-08-06
Date First Published: | 2008-08-08
Date Last Updated: | 2008-08-08 19:17 UTC
Document Revision: | 16