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.


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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 cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE