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CVE-2007-5461 Detail

Current Description

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6, 4.1.0, 5.0.0, 5.5.0 through 5.5.25, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.14, under certain configurations, allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via a WebDAV write request that specifies an entity with a SYSTEM tag.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
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://geronimo.apache.org/2007/10/18/potential-vulnerability-in-apache-tomcat-webdav-servlet.html
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-3549
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/tomcat-users/200710.mbox/%3C47135C2D.1000705@apache.org%3E
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=119239530508382 Exploit
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0630.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-10.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239312-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1447
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1453
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:241
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0042.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0195.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0261.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26070
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018864
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3622
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3671
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3674
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1979/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21286112
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37243
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/06cfb634bc7bf37af7d8f760f118018746ad8efbd519c4b789ac9c2e@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/29dc6c2b625789e70a9c4756b5a327e6547273ff8bde7e0327af48c5@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8dcaf7c3894d66cb717646ea1504ea6e300021c85bb4e677dc16b1aa@%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%3A9202
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4530
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00525.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5461
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019