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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3718

Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, 6.0.x, and 5.5.x, when running within a SecurityManager, does not make the ServletContext attribute read-only, which allows local web applications to read or write files outside of the intended working directory, as demonstrated using a directory traversal attack.
Publish Date : 2011-02-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 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) Directory traversal
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 moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N 2011-02-05 2011-02-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-3718 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0791 -- tomcat6 security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28146 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1845 -- tomcat5 security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27958 unix
DSA-2160-1 tomcat6 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12894 unix
ELSA-2011:0791: tomcat6 security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23523 unix
ELSA-2011:1845: tomcat5 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22858 unix
HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Mod... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19379 unix
HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Information Disclosure, Authentication Bypass, Cross-Site Scripting (... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13969 unix
HP-UX Apache Web Server, Remote Information Disclosure, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12517 unix
RHSA-2011:0791: tomcat6 security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110791 unix
RHSA-2011:0791: tomcat6 security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21956 unix
RHSA-2011:1845: tomcat5 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111845 unix
RHSA-2011:1845: tomcat5 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22151 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-3718

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 63

- References For CVE-2010-3718
XF tomcat-servletcontect-sec-bypass(65159)
BID 46177 Apache Tomcat SecurityManager Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2014-02-27 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1025025
BUGTRAQ 20110205 [SECURITY] CVE-2010-3718 Apache Tomcat Local bypass of security manger file permissions
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1845
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0897
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0896
HP SSRT100627
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-3
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:005

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3718

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