CVE-2007-3383: XSS in Tomcat send mail example
Severity: Low (Cross-site scripting)
Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
Versions Affected: 4.0.0 to 4.0.6 4.1.0 to 4.1.36
Description: When reporting error messages, the SendMailServlet does not filter user supplied data before display. This enables an XSS attack.
Mitigation: Undeploy the examples web application.
Credit: This issue was discovered by Tomasz Kuczynski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, who worked with the CERT/CC to report the vulnerability.
Example: On this page http://localhost:8080/examples/jsp/mail/sendmail.jsp enter the following text <script>alert('XSS reflected')</script> in the From field and click Send.