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CVE-2007-6286 Detail

Description

Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 through 5.5.25 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.15, when the native APR connector is used, does not properly handle an empty request to the SSL port, which allows remote attackers to trigger handling of "a duplicate copy of one of the recent requests," as demonstrated by using netcat to send the empty request.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/11/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2008)

Not Vulnerable. Red Hat does not ship a version of Apache Tomcat that enables the native APR connector.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-10.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3637
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487823/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
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/2008/0488
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00315.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00460.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6286
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2014