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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2481

Apache Tomcat 7.0.x before 7.0.17 permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the (1) web.xml, (2) context.xml, or (3) tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-0783 regression.
Publish Date : 2011-08-15 Last Update Date : 2017-05-22
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2481

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 7.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 16

- References For CVE-2011-2481 CONFIRM
BID 49147 Apache Tomcat CVE-2011-2481 Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-05-19 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1025924

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2481

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