CVE-2008-2938 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16, when allowLinking and UTF-8 are enabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via encoded directory traversal sequences in the URI, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2370. NOTE: versions earlier than 6.0.18 were reported affected, but the vendor advisory lists 6.0.16 as the last affected version.


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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/2008-09/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4148
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 Patch 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/343355 US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html
http://www.securenetwork.it/ricerca/advisory/download/SN-2009-02.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495318/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507729/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30633
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020665
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2343
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44411
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/29dc6c2b625789e70a9c4756b5a327e6547273ff8bde7e0327af48c5@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c62b0e3a7bf23342352a5810c640a94b6db69957c5c19db507004d74@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb71997f506c6cc8b530dd845c084995a9878098846c7b4eacfae8db3@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10587
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6229
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00712.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00859.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00889.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2938
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019
Source:
MITRE