WEB_CGI alert.cgi access

 

Code: p974

Severity: Notice

 

Description: This event is generated when an attempt is made to access alert.cgi on an internal web server. This may indicate an attempt to exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Sun Microsystems' Cobalt RaQ server appliance.

Impact: System integrity, possible denial of service.

Corrective: Workarounds have been provided on the BugTraq mailing list. See http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=101500887122597&w=2 for more information.