Apache Tomcat contextAdmin Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Apache Tomcat web server is affected by an arbitrary file
access vulnerability.

Description :

The page /admin/contextAdmin/contextAdmin.html can be accessed. An
attacker can exploit this to read arbitrary files.

Solution :

Restrict access to /admin or remove this context, and do not run
Tomcat as root.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1548

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0672

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