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ESB-2009.0185 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux] -- Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability
27 February 2009
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2009.0185 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux] Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability 27 February 2009 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 to 4.1.34 Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 to 5.5.20 Publisher: The Apache Software Foundation Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact: Access Privileged Data Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CVE-2008-4308 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 CVE-2008-4308: Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability Severity: Low Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation Versions Affected: Tomcat 4.1.32 to 4.1.34 Tomcat 5.5.10 to 5.5.20 Tomcat 6.0.x is not affected The unsupported Tomcat 3.x, 4.0.x and 5.0.x versions may be also affected Note: Although this vulnerability affects relatively old versions of Apache Tomcat, it was only discovered and reported to the Apache Tomcat Security team in October 2008. Publication of this issue was then postponed until now at the request of the reporter. Description: Bug 40771 (https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40771) may result in the disclosure of POSTed content from a previous request. For a vulnerability to exist the content read from the input stream must be disclosed, eg via writing it to the response and committing the response, before the ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException occurs which will halt processing of the request. Mitigation: Upgrade to: 4.1.35 or later 5.5.21 or later 6.0.0 or later Example: See original bug report for example of how to create the error condition. Credit: This issue was discovered by Fujitsu and reported to the Tomcat Security Team via JPCERT. References: http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html Mark Thomas - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFJpdGRb7IeiTPGAkMRAkK+AKC1m5WunqOmwuFYSYEoASF/AokgDQCffmxM U3IdbfYNVtRIzCW5XTvhv2E= =rJGg - -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iD8DBQFJp0b1NVH5XJJInbgRAhLAAJ95uYXzCPAGOlc6ZePxc5jAqzxiOgCfZTwo rR96oHBZk2QYq/Clcs0JAQ4= =PzSn -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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