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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0043

Original release date: 02/07/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Jakarta Tomcat before 3.3.1a, when used with JDK 1.3.1 or earlier, uses trusted privileges when processing the web.xml file, which could allow remote attackers to read portions of some files through the web.xml file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-246
External Source: BID
Name: 6722
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-tomcat/release/v3.3.1a/
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: tomcat-webxml-read-files(11195)
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-tomcat/release/v3.3.1a/RELEASE-NOTES-3.3.1a.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: CIAC
Name: N-060
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX0303-249

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