CVE-2009-2693 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in an entry in a WAR file, as demonstrated by a ../../bin/catalina.bat entry.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/02/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-2693 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue has been addressed in JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.1: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0119.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02241113
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-04/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00089.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00090.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00037.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127420533226623&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133469267822771&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023505
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=892815&view=rev Patch 
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=902650&view=rev
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-899-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2207
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:176
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:177
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0119.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0580.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0582.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/509148/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37944
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vc41_u1_rel_notes.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0213 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1559
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1986
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55855
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/06cfb634bc7bf37af7d8f760f118018746ad8efbd519c4b789ac9c2e@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8dcaf7c3894d66cb717646ea1504ea6e300021c85bb4e677dc16b1aa@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
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://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A19355
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7017

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-2009-2693
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2010
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019
Source:
MITRE