74535 : Apache Tomcat XML Parser Cross-application Multiple File Manipulation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-08-12

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-2481" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Apache Tomcat 7.0.x before 7.0.17 permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the (1) web.xml, (2) context.xml, or (3) tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-0783 regression.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.0.19 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

The Apache Software Foundation
Bigtop
0.4.0

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-08-16 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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