Apache Tomcat Long URL Information Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Apache Tomcat service is affected by an information
disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The remote web server contains an information disclosure
vulnerability. The full install path of Apache Tomcat can be obtained
by sending an HTTP request which contains a long URL.

Note that there reportedly is an additional install path disclosure
vulnerability in this version of Apache Tomcat, although Nessus has
not tested for it explicitly.

See also :


Solution :

Update to Apache Tomcat version 4.0.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 49701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4557

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0917