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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4308

The doRead method in Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 through 4.1.34 and 5.5.10 through 5.5.20 does not return a -1 to indicate when a certain error condition has occurred, which can cause Tomcat to send POST content from one request to a different request.
Publish Date : 2009-02-26 Last Update Date : 2019-03-25
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4308

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.34 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 14

- References For CVE-2008-4308
BID 33913 Apache Tomcat POST Data Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-26
JVN JVN#66905322
JVNDB JVNDB-2009-000010
VUPEN ADV-2009-0541
BUGTRAQ 20090225 [SECURITY] CVE-2008-4308: Tomcat information disclosure vulnerability[email protected]
MLIST [tomcat-dev] 20190319 svn commit: r1855831 [21/30] - in /tomcat/site/trunk: ./ docs/ xdocs/[email protected]
MLIST [tomcat-dev] 20190325 svn commit: r1856174 [19/29] - in /tomcat/site/trunk: docs/ xdocs/ xdocs/stylesheets/[email protected]
MLIST [tomcat-dev] 20200213 svn commit: r1873980 [24/34] - /tomcat/site/trunk/docs/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4308

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