CVE-2007-5797 Detail

Current Description

SQLLoginModule in Apache Geronimo 2.0 through 2.1 does not throw an exception for a nonexistent username, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication via a login attempt with any username not contained in the database.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/06/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of geronimo-specs packages as shipped Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Application Stack, Red Hat Application Server, Red Hat Directory Server and Red Hat Certificate System, as the geronimo-specs package only contains the specification of the Apache Geronimo Server’s services and interfaces and not the vulnerable J2EE server classes.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21286105
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26287
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3675
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3676
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-3543

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5797
NVD Published Date:
11/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011
Source:
MITRE