Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-5615 to the following vulnerability:
CRLF injection vulnerability in Mortbay Jetty before 6.1.6rc0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks via unspecified vectors.
Two other security issues were reported for Jetty:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Dump Servlet in Mortbay
Jetty before 6.1.6rc1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web
script or HTML via unspecified parameters and cookies.
Mortbay Jetty before 6.1.6rc1 does not properly handle "certain quote
sequences" in HTML cookie parameters, which allows remote attackers to
hijack browser sessions via unspecified vectors.
Jeff, version of Jetty currently shipped in Fedora is 5.1.12, is it affected by
CVE-2007-5613 does not apply since we don't ship examples. There are no
test-cases provided with the vulnerabilities so I cannot tell you if jetty5 was
susceptible or not. Based on the information provided, we must assume it is
vulnerable since the release predates 6.1.6. I am going to switch the jetty
package to 6.1.6rc1 which addresses all of the problems listed.
I've hit a snag. Jetty6 requires things that aren't currently in Fedora. I am
going to pursue what would be required to patch our jetty5.
Update. Upstream maintainer Greg Wilkins has reported that 5614 and 5615 are
minor severity. He has graciously offered to work on a jetty5 patch with the
earliest completion estimate being after the holidays.
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