Apache Tomcat < 4.1.40 / 5.5.28 / 6.0.20 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800598
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The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Apache Tomcat installed on the remote host is affected by a multiple vulnerabilities :

- A username enumeration vulnerability exists when FORM based authentication with either the MemoryRealm, DataSourceRealm, or JDBCRealm is used. (CVE-2009-0580)

- A denial of service exists if Tomcat receives a request with invalid headers via the Java AJP connector. (CVE-2009-0033)

- A remote information-disclosure vulnerability exists in the 'RequestDispatcher' can be exploited to gain access to content in the 'WEB-INF' directory. (CVE-2008-5515)

- It is possible for a web application to replace the XML parser used by Tomcat to process 'web.xml', 'context.xml', and 'tld' files.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800598

Family: Web Servers

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0783

BID: 35193, 35196, 35263, 35416