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CVE-2007-0450 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat 5.x before 5.5.22 and 6.x before 6.0.10, when using certain proxy modules (mod_proxy, mod_rewrite, mod_jk), allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence with combinations of (1) "/" (slash), (2) "\" (backslash), and (3) URL-encoded backslash (%5C) characters in the URL, which are valid separators in Tomcat but not in Apache.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2009/01/23.aspx Broken Link
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172 Third Party Advisory
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01178795 Broken Link
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2007/Jul/msg00004.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000003.html Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-03.xml Third Party Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2446 Third Party Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239312-1 Broken Link
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-206.htm Third Party Advisory
http://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=197540 Broken Link Third Party Advisory
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html Vendor Advisory
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html Vendor Advisory
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.fujitsu.com/global/support/software/security/products-f/interstage-200702e.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:241 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html Broken Link
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_5_sr.html Broken Link
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0327.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0360.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0261.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.sec-consult.com/287.html Broken Link
http://www.sec-consult.com/fileadmin/Advisories/20070314-0-apache_tomcat_directory_traversal.txt Broken Link
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/462791/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485938/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500396/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500412/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22960 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25159 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0975 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2732 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3087 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3386 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0065 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1979/references Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0233 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32988 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/277d42b48b6e9aef50949c0dcc79ce21693091d73da246b3c1981925@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/29dc6c2b625789e70a9c4756b5a327e6547273ff8bde7e0327af48c5@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5b7a23e245c93235c503900da854a143596d901bf1a1f67e851a5de4@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8d2a579bbd977c225c70cb23b0ec54865fb0dab5da3eff1e060c9935@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ba661b0edd913b39ff129a32d855620dd861883ade05fd88a8ce517d@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c62b0e3a7bf23342352a5810c640a94b6db69957c5c19db507004d74@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10643 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
5.0.0
Up to (excluding)
5.5.22
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
6.0.0
Up to (excluding)
6.0.10


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0450
NVD Published Date:
03/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
04/15/2019