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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0002

Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.15 processes parameters in the context of the wrong request when an exception occurs during parameter processing, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, as demonstrated by disconnecting during this processing in order to trigger the exception.
Publish Date : 2008-02-12 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 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) Obtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-02-08 2008-02-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0002 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-2008-0002

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 11

- References For CVE-2008-0002
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
VUPEN ADV-2008-0488
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
GENTOO GLSA-200804-10
BID 27703 Apache Tomcat Parameter Processing Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-02-27 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
BUGTRAQ 20080208 CVE-2008-0002: Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0002

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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