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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2370

Original release date: 08/03/2008
Last revised: 03/15/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16, when a RequestDispatcher is used, performs path normalization before removing the query string from the URI, which allows remote attackers to conduct directory traversal attacks and read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a request parameter.

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

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090005
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0320
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
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: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8130
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0648
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020623
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2305
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32120
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36249
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-requestdispatcher-info-disclosure(44156)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2823
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2215
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0864
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7977
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:004
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4099
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35393
External Source: MLIST
Name: [apache-announce] 20090808 [ANNOUNCE] Apache ODE 1.3.3
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0503
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8113
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31379
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/support/software/security/products-f/interstage-200902e.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ode-user] 20090808 [ANNOUNCE] Apache ODE 1.3.3
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31381
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10577
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33797
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:018
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:188
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1535
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32266
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31982
External Source: BID
Name: 30494
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080801 [CVE-2008-2370] Apache Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34013
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0862
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31865
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5876
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31891
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31639
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33999

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10577
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5876
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.37
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0
* 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:5.5.26
* 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:6.0.0
* 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:6.0.16
* 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

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