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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5519

Original release date: 04/09/2009
Last revised: 05/04/2010


The JK Connector (aka mod_jk) 1.2.0 through 1.2.26 in Apache Tomcat allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via an arbitrary request from an HTTP client, in opportunistic circumstances involving (1) a request from a different client that included a Content-Length header but no POST data or (2) a rapid series of requests, related to noncompliance with the AJP protocol's requirements for requests containing Content-Length headers.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490201
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [www-announce] 20090407 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-5519: Apache Tomcat mod_jk information disclosure vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.eu.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=702540
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090408 CVE-2008-5519: mod_jk session information leak vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 34412
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.eu.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/connectors/trunk/jk/native/common/jk_ajp_common.c?r1=702387&r2=702540&pathrev=702540&diff_format=h
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022001
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.eu.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/connectors/trunk/jk/xdocs/miscellaneous/changelog.xml?view=markup&pathrev=702540
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0973
External Source: MLIST
Name: [tomcat-dev] 20090407 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-5519: Apache Tomcat mod_jk information disclosure vulnerability
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:018
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34621
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/miscellaneous/changelog.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090407 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-5519: Apache Tomcat mod_jk information disclosure vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35537
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29283
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1810
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 262468
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-jk.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0446

Vulnerable software and versions

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Collapse Configuration 1Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.26
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.25
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.21
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.20
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.19
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.18
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.15
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.16
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.17
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.14
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.13
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.12
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.11
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.22
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.24
* cpe:/a:apache:mod_jk:1.2.23
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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.7
* 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:5.0.1
* 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:5.0.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.0.0
* 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:5.5.27
* 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
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Technical Details

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