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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2370

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16, when a RequestDispatcher is used, performs path normalization before removing the query string from the URI, which allows remote attackers to conduct directory traversal attacks and read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a request parameter.
Publish Date : 2008-08-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-08-01 2008-08-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16, when a RequestDispatcher is used, pe... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10577 unix
CVE-2008-2370 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082370 unix
ELSA-2008:0648: tomcat security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21729 unix
RHSA-2008:0648 -- tomcat security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28407 unix
RHSA-2008:0648: tomcat security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080648 unix
Security vulnerability in the RequestDispatcher class in Tomcat 5.5 bundled with Solaris 9 and Solaris 10 may lead to Di... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5876 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-2008-2370

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 82

- References For CVE-2008-2370

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00889.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8130
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00859.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8113
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00712.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7977
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44156
XF tomcat-requestdispatcher-info-disclosure(44156)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2215
VUPEN ADV-2009-2215
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1535
VUPEN ADV-2009-1535
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2305
VUPEN ADV-2008-2305
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2823
VUPEN ADV-2008-2823
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0002.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0503
VUPEN ADV-2009-0503
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
VUPEN ADV-2009-0320
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020623
SECTRACK 1020623
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30494
BID 30494 Apache Tomcat 'RequestDispatcher' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-02-27
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:188
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0648
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0862
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0864
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm CONFIRM
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html CONFIRM
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html CONFIRM
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495022/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080801 [CVE-2008-2370] Apache Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability
http://www.fujitsu.com/global/support/software/security/products-f/interstage-200902e.html CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4099
SREASON 4099
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
HP HPSBST02955
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
HP HPSBUX02401
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:018
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2370

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