Intrusion Prevention

Apache.mod_proxy.Ftp.Undefined.Charset.UTF-7.XSS

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server.
The vulnerability is due to lack of validation of user supplied data sent to module "mod_ftp_proxy". It may be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary HTML code on a target user's web browser, within the context of a trusted web site.

Affected Products

Apache 2.2.x before 2.2.7-dev
Apache 2.0.x before 2.0.62-dev
Apache 1.3.x before 1.3.40-dev

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for a suggested workaround.
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

CVE References

CVE-2008-0005