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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3718

Original release date: 02/10/2011
Last revised: 03/16/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, 6.0.x, and 5.5.x, when running within a SecurityManager, does not make the ServletContext attribute read-only, which allows local web applications to read or write files outside of the intended working directory, as demonstrated using a directory traversal attack.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.2 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13969
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025025
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:030
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0791
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110205 [SECURITY] CVE-2010-3718 Apache Tomcat Local bypass of security manger file permissions
External Source: MISC
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5098550.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12517
External Source: MISC
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101146
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0896
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0897
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8072
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02725
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19379
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:005
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43192
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1845
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45022
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-3
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-servletcontect-sec-bypass(65159)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100627
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2160
External Source: BID
Name: 46177
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02860

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12517
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13969
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.19
* 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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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:5.5.30
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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.3
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