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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1976

The (1) tomcat5, (2) tomcat6, and (3) tomcat7 init scripts, as used in the RPM distribution of Tomcat for JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.2 and 2.0.0, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, allow local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) tomcat5-initd.log, (b) tomcat6-initd.log, (c) catalina.out, or (d) tomcat7-initd.log.
Publish Date : 2013-07-09 Last Update Date : 2019-04-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0869 -- tomcat6 security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27503 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0870 -- tomcat5 security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27473 unix
ELSA-2013:0869: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23970 unix
ELSA-2013:0870: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23165 unix
RHSA-2013:0869: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20991 unix
RHSA-2013:0869: tomcat6 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130869 unix
RHSA-2013:0870: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21136 unix
RHSA-2013:0870: tomcat5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130870 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1374-1 -- Security update for tomcat6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25819 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-2013-1976

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Jboss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Jboss Enterprise Web Server 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2
Redhat Jboss Enterprise Web Server 2

- References For CVE-2013-1976
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1306
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0869
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0872
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0871

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1976

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

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