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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6286

Original release date: 02/11/2008
Last revised: 03/15/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 through 5.5.25 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.15, when the native APR connector is used, does not properly handle an empty request to the SSL port, which allows remote attackers to trigger handling of "a duplicate copy of one of the recent requests," as demonstrated by using netcat to send the empty request.

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2008)
Not Vulnerable. Red Hat does not ship a version of Apache Tomcat that enables the native APR connector.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
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Name: 31681
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1467
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Name: 29711
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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1856
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-10
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Name: MDVSA-2009:136
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Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30676
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28915
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02955
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37460
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: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57126
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1603
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3637
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080208 [SECURITY] CVE-2007-6286: Tomcat duplicate request processing vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0488

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