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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5797

SQLLoginModule in Apache Geronimo 2.0 through 2.1 does not throw an exception for a nonexistent username, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication via a login attempt with any username not contained in the database.
Publish Date : 2007-11-02 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 287

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of geronimo-specs packages as shipped Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Application Stack, Red Hat Application Server, Red Hat Directory Server and Red Hat Certificate System, as the geronimo-specs package only contains the specification of the Apache Geronimo Server’s services and interfaces and not the vulnerable J2EE server classes.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Geronimo 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Geronimo 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Geronimo 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Geronimo 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Geronimo 4

- References For CVE-2007-5797 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2007-3676
BID 26287 Apache Geronimo SQLLoginModule Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
OSVDB 38662

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5797

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