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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3835

Apache Tomcat 5 before 5.5.17 allows remote attackers to list directories via a semicolon (;) preceding a filename with a mapped extension, as demonstrated by URLs ending with /;index.jsp and /;
Publish Date : 2006-07-25 Last Update Date : 2010-05-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue is not a security issue in Tomcat itself, but is caused when directory listings are enabled. Details on how to disable directory listings are available at:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-07-24 2006-07-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3835 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3835

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 5

- References For CVE-2006-3835 CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2007-1727
VUPEN ADV-2008-1979
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261
BUGTRAQ 20070509 SEC Consult SA-20070509-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilites in Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite & Wireless Email Express
XF nokia-tomcat-source-code-disclosure(34183) CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
SECTRACK 1016576
VUPEN ADV-2009-0233
BUGTRAQ 20090124 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities
BUGTRAQ 20090127 CA20090123-01: Cohesion Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities (Updated - v1.1)
BUGTRAQ 20091107 ToutVirtual VirtualIQ Multiple Vulnerabilities
BID 19106 Apache Tomcat Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05
XF apache-tomcat-url-information-disclosure(27902)
FULLDISC 20060721 Directory Listing in Apache Tomcat 5.x.x CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3835

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