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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1452

Tomcat before 5.0.27-r3 in Gentoo Linux sets the default permissions on the init scripts as tomcat:tomcat, but executes the scripts with root privileges, which could allow local users in the tomcat group to execute arbitrary commands as root by modifying the scripts.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-1452

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Gentoo Linux 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Gentoo Linux 1.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Gentoo Linux 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 8

- References For CVE-2004-1452

http://secunia.com/advisories/12296/
SECUNIA 12296
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200408-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200408-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10951
BID 10951 Gentoo Linux Tomcat EBuild Insecure Install Permissions Vulnerability Release Date:2004-08-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16993
XF gentoo-tomcat-gain-privileges(16993)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1452

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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