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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5333

Original release date: 02/11/2008
Last revised: 03/15/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.14, 5.5.0 through 5.5.25, and 4.1.0 through 4.1.36 does not properly handle (1) double quote (") characters or (2) %5C (encoded backslash) sequences in a cookie value, which might cause sensitive information such as session IDs to be leaked to remote attackers and enable session hijacking attacks. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-3385.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/24/2008)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5333 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30802
External Source: BID
Name: 27706
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:018
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012047
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:176
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33330
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32036
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28878
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-06-30
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-10
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#09470767
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ20133
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1981
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29711
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:004
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.redhat.com/docs/en-US/JBoss_Enterprise_Application_Platform/4.2.0.cp08/html-single/Release_Notes/index.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30676
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=532111
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0488
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012048
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3636
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24018932
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44183
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1467
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11177
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080208 [SECURITY] CVE-2007-5333: Tomcat Cookie handling vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28915
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28884
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2690
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1603
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ20991
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1856

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11177
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.32
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.34
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:4.1.37
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.0
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.1
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.2
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.3
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.4
* cpe:/a:apache_software_foundation:tomcat:5.5
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)