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Apache Tomcat Cookie Handling Session ID Disclosure

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Release Date:  2007-08-15    Last Update:  2007-09-11    Views:  21,821

Secunia Advisory SA26466

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Partial Fix

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Tomasz Kuczynski has reported two vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

Input containing a single quote or a \" character sequence in cookie values is incorrectly handled in an unspecified way, which can be exploited to disclose sensitive information including session IDs.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 3.3 to 3.3.2, 4.1.0 to 4.1.36, 5.0.0 to 5.0.30, 5.5.0 to 5.5.24, and 6.0.0 to 6.0.13.


Solution:
Update to version 5.5.25 or 6.0.14.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Tomasz Kuczynski

Original Advisory:
Apache Tomcat (CVE-2007-3382):
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-August/065252.html

Apache Tomcat (CVE-2007-3385):
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-August/065253.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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