CVE Reference: CVE-2009-0580

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CVE-2009-0580

Description:
Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames via requests to /j_security_check with malformed URL encoding of passwords, related to improper error checking in the (1) MemoryRealm, (2) DataSourceRealm, and (3) JDBCRealm authentication realms, as demonstrated by a % (percent) value for the j_password parameter.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/50930

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-263529-1

ST
  1022332

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA35326
  Secunia Advisory: SA35344
  Secunia Advisory: SA35685
  Secunia Advisory: SA35788
  Secunia Advisory: SA37460
  Secunia Advisory: SA42368

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18915
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9101
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6628

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:176
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:138
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:136

HP
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129070310906557&w=2

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2207

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html
  http://tomcat.apache.org/security-4.html
  http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781382&view=rev
  http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=781379&view=rev
  http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=747840&view=rev

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504125/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504108/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504045/100/0/threaded

BID
  35196

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html


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