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CVE-2006-3835 Detail

Description

Apache Tomcat 5 before 5.5.17 allows remote attackers to list directories via a semicolon (;) preceding a filename with a mapped extension, as demonstrated by URLs ending with /;index.jsp and /;help.do.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/25/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3835
Original release date:
07/25/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/24/2006)

This issue is not a security issue in Tomcat itself, but is caused when directory listings are enabled. Details on how to disable directory listings are available at: http://tomcat.apache.org/faq/misc.html#listing

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-07/0467.html Exploit; Patch External Source FULLDISC 20060721 Directory Listing in Apache Tomcat 5.x.x
http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2009/01/23.aspx External Source CONFIRM http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2009/01/23.aspx
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016576 External Source SECTRACK 1016576
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239312-1 External Source SUNALERT 239312
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-206.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-206.htm
http://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=197540 External Source CONFIRM http://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=197540
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html External Source CONFIRM http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0261.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261
http://www.sec-consult.com/289.html External Source MISC http://www.sec-consult.com/289.html
http://www.securenetwork.it/ricerca/advisory/download/SN-2009-02.txt External Source MISC http://www.securenetwork.it/ricerca/advisory/download/SN-2009-02.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/468048/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070509 SEC Consult SA-20070509-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilites in Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite & Wireless Email Express
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500396/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090124 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500412/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090127 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities (Updated - v1.1)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507729/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20091107 ToutVirtual VirtualIQ Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19106 Exploit External Source BID 19106
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1727 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1727
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1979/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1979
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0233 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0233
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27902 External Source XF apache-tomcat-url-information-disclosure(27902)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34183 External Source XF nokia-tomcat-source-code-disclosure(34183)

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