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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-1157

Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.29 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.26 might allow remote attackers to discover the server's hostname or IP address by sending a request for a resource that requires (1) BASIC or (2) DIGEST authentication, and then reading the realm field in the WWW-Authenticate header in the reply.
Publish Date : 2010-04-23 Last Update Date : 2014-03-15
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Vendor Statements

For official statement, please refer to:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-04-22 2010-04-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-1157 unix
DSA-2207-1 tomcat5.5 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12963 unix
HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Mod... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19492 unix
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19852 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-1157

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 53

- References For CVE-2010-1157 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0896
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-3
BUGTRAQ 20100421 [SECURITY] CVE-2010-1157: Apache Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0897
HP SSRT100203
VUPEN ADV-2010-3056
BID 39635 Apache Tomcat Authentication Header Realm Name Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-01
BUGTRAQ 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:017

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-1157

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