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CVE-2009-0783 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  06/05/2009

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.2 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.4
Exploitability Score: 0.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127420533226623&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129070310906557&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-263529-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
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
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:138
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:176
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504090/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35416
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022336
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
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
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29936 Patch
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45933
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10716
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18913
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6450
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01156.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01216.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg01246.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10716
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10716
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6450
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6450

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:4.1.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:5.5.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:5.5.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0783
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018