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CVE-2009-2901 Detail

Description

The autodeployment process in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, when autoDeploy is enabled, deploys appBase files that remain from a failed undeploy, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended authentication requirements via HTTP requests.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/28/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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-2009-2901 This issue did not affect Tomcat versions running on Linux or Solaris systems. This issue is fixed in the tomcat5 and tomcat6 packages released with JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.1 for Windows.

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/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=139344343412337&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023503
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 Patch
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.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:176
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:177
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/509151/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37942
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
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55856

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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:5.5.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2901
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017