Sun Java Server Faces Input Handling Cross-Site Scripting

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Java Server Faces, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to unspecified Java Server Faces (JSF) input handling routines is not properly sanitised. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of a site using an affected JSF version.

The vulnerability is reported in Sun Java Server Faces 1.2. Other versions may also be affected.

Update to Sun Java Server Faces 1.2_08 or later:

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2008-03-12: Added CVE reference.

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