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Apache Tomcat Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-02-11    Last Update:  2008-02-22    Views:  18,416

Secunia Advisory SA28878

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Apache Tomcat, which can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data or to disclose sensitive information.

1) An error exists within the native (APR based) connector when handling SSL requests. This can be exploited to trigger the duplicate processing of a recent request by connecting to the SSL port and disconnecting without sending data.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 5.5.11 to 5.5.25, and 6.0.0 to 6.0.15.

2) Input containing a quote or a %5C character in cookie values is incorrectly handled in an unspecified way, which can be exploited to disclose sensitive information including session IDs.

This is related to:
SA26466

The vulnerability is reported in versions 5.5.0 to 5.5.25, and 6.0.0 to 6.0.14.


Solution:
Update to version 5.5.26 or 6.0.16.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits System Core.
2) Yoshihiro Ishikawa, LAC

Original Advisory:
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Feb/0099.html

LAC:
http://www.lac.co.jp/business/sns/intelligence/SNSadvisory_e/97_e.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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