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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3546

org/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.30, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to bypass security-constraint checks by leveraging a previous setUserPrincipal call and then placing /j_security_check at the end of a URI.
Publish Date : 2012-12-19 Last Update Date : 2014-03-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2725-1 tomcat6 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18605 unix
ELSA-2013-0623 -- tomcat6 security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27399 unix
ELSA-2013-0640 -- tomcat5 security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27314 unix
ELSA-2013:0623: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24031 unix
ELSA-2013:0640: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23491 unix
HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code and other vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19305 unix
RHSA-2013:0623: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21075 unix
RHSA-2013:0623: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130623 unix
RHSA-2013:0640: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20966 unix
RHSA-2013:0640: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130640 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-2012-3546

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.4 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 66

- References For CVE-2012-3546

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/webapps/docs/changelog.xml?r1=1377892&r2=1377891&pathrev=1377892 CONFIRM
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-12/0044.html
BUGTRAQ 20121204 CVE-2012-3546 Apache Tomcat Bypass of security constraints
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00089.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1700
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00090.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1701
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0151.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0151
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0147.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0147
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0146.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0146
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0004.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0004
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00037.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0147
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
HP HPSBST02955
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0157.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0157
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0162.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0162
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0158.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0158
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0192.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0192
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0163.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0163
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0164.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0164
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027833
SECTRACK 1027833
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0191.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0191
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0193.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0193
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0194.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0194
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0195.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0195
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0196.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0196
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0198.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0198
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0640.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0640
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0623.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0623
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0235.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0235
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0197.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0197
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c03748878
HP HPSBMU02873
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377892 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/52054
SECUNIA 52054
http://secunia.com/advisories/51984
SECUNIA 51984
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0642.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0642
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0641.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0641
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0221.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0221
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/java/org/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java?r1=1377892&r2=1377891&pathrev=1377892 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/57126
SECUNIA 57126
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1685-1
UBUNTU USN-1685-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3546

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


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