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CVE-2009-0783 Detail

Current Description

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18 permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the (1) web.xml, (2) context.xml, or (3) tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html Mailing List
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127420533226623&w=2 Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129070310906557&w=2 Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2 Third Party Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-263529-1 Third Party Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 Third Party Advisory
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=652592&view=rev Patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=681156&view=rev Patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=739522&view=rev Patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781542&view=rev Patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781708&view=rev Patch
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2207 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:138 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:176 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504090/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35416 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022336 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1856 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3056 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51195 VDB Entry
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29936 Issue Tracking Patch
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45933 Issue Tracking
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/06cfb634bc7bf37af7d8f760f118018746ad8efbd519c4b789ac9c2e@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/29dc6c2b625789e70a9c4756b5a327e6547273ff8bde7e0327af48c5@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8dcaf7c3894d66cb717646ea1504ea6e300021c85bb4e677dc16b1aa@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c62b0e3a7bf23342352a5810c640a94b6db69957c5c19db507004d74@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r3aacc40356defc3f248aa504b1e48e819dd0471a0a83349080c6bcbf@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r584a714f141eff7b1c358d4679288177bd4ca4558e9999d15867d4b5@%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%3A10716 Tool Signature
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18913 Tool Signature
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6450 Tool Signature
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01156.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01216.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01246.html Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.1.0
Up to (including)
4.1.39
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
5.5.0
Up to (including)
5.5.27
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.0.0
Up to (including)
6.0.18


Change History

11 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0783
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019