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CVE-2007-5797 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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

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Quick Info

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