CVE Reference: CVE-2008-2938

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CVE-2008-2938

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.37, 5.5.0 through 5.5.26, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.16, when allowLinking and UTF-8 are enabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via encoded directory traversal sequences in the URI, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2370. NOTE: versions earlier than 6.0.18 were reported affected, but the vendor advisory lists 6.0.16 as the last affected version.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44411

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html

ST
  1020665

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4148

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32266
  Secunia Advisory: SA31639
  Secunia Advisory: SA31891
  Secunia Advisory: SA31865
  Secunia Advisory: SA32120
  Secunia Advisory: SA33797
  Secunia Advisory: SA32222
  Secunia Advisory: SA31982
  Secunia Advisory: SA37297

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0864.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0862.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0648.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10587

MISC
  http://www.securenetwork.it/ricerca/advisory/download/SN-2009-02.txt

MILW0RM
  http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6229

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:188

HP
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2

FEDORA

CONFIRM
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-401.htm
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html

CERT-VN
  343355

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507729/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495318/100/0/threaded

BID
  30633
  31681

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html


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