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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0783

Original release date: 06/05/2009
Last revised: 12/04/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18 permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the (1) web.xml, (2) context.xml, or (3) tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 35416
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100203
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02860
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:138
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10716
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:012
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11352
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3056
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11374
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022336
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101146
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6450
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02579
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2207
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 263529
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1856
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=681156&view=rev
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45933
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-xml-information-disclosure(51195)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781708&view=rev
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:136
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29936
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=652592&view=rev
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781542&view=rev
Type: Patch Information
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://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=739522&view=rev
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:176
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-11356
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090604 [SECURITY] CVE-2009-0783 Apache Tomcat Information disclosure
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18913
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35788
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42368
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35685
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10716
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6450
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* 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:4.1.38
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:4.1.39
* 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:5.5.27
* 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:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6
* 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:6.0.2
* 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:tomcat:6.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18
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Technical Details

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