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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3546

Original release date: 12/19/2012
Last revised: 05/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

org/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.30, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to bypass security-constraint checks by leveraging a previous setUserPrincipal call and then placing /j_security_check at the end of a URI.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMU02873
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0194
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377892
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0235
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0196
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0004
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0198
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0157
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1685-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0640
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml?r1=1377892&r2=1377891&pathrev=1377892
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027833
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0195
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19305
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0192
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0146
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0005
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0191
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 52054
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/java/org/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java?r1=1377892&r2=1377891&pathrev=1377892
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101182
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0623
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51984
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0197
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0193
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0147
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0163
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1701
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0164
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0158
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0642
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1700
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0151
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0162
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0221
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20121204 CVE-2012-3546 Apache Tomcat Bypass of security constraints
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0641
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0147

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.35
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2:alpha
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1:alpha
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18
* 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:6.0.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:6.0.31
* 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:6.0.16
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* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.4:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.8
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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)