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Apache Tomcat SingleSignOn Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2008-01-21    Last Update:  2008-12-19    Views:  12,973

Secunia Advisory SA28552

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in Apache Tomcat, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to an error when the SingleSignOn valve is configured to work over HTTPS. This can be exploited to potentially obtain the JSESSIONIDSSO cookie when transmitted over non encrypted HTTP channels.

The security issue is reported in version 5.5.20 and prior, and versions prior to 4.1.39 or 6.0.9.


Solution:
Apache Tomcat 4.x:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by Olaf Kock as an Apache bug.

Original Advisory:
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=41217
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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