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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5461

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6, 4.1.0, 5.0.0, 5.5.0 through 5.5.25, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.14, under certain configurations, allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via a WebDAV write request that specifies an entity with a SYSTEM tag.
Publish Date : 2007-10-15 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-10-14 2007-10-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Absolute path traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 through 4.0.6, 4.1.0, 5.0.0, 5.5.0 through 5.5.25, and 6.0.... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9202 unix
CVE-2007-5461 unix
DSA-1447 tomcat5.5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7989 unix
DSA-1447-1 tomcat5.5 several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18716 unix
DSA-1453 tomcat5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7988 unix
DSA-1453-1 tomcat5 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18430 unix
ELSA-2008:0042: tomcat security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21709 unix
RHSA-2008:0042: tomcat security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080042 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-2007-5461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 44

- References For CVE-2007-5461
VUPEN ADV-2007-3671
XF apache-tomcat-webdav-dir-traversal(37243)
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
VUPEN ADV-2008-2823
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
VUPEN ADV-2008-1979
VUPEN ADV-2008-1856
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0042
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0195
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0862
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
BID 26070 Apache Tomcat WebDav Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-02-27
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
SECTRACK 1018864
FULLDISC 20071014 Apache Tomcat Rem0Te FiLe DiscloSure ZeroDay
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0630[email protected]%3E
MLIST [tomcat-users] 20071015 [Security] - Important vulnerability disclosed in Apache Tomcat webdav servlet CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200804-10
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:005
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5461

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