Apache Tomcat TroubleShooter Servlet Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 11046
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VPR Score: 3.5


The remote web server is affected by a path disclosure issue.


The default installation of Apache Tomcat includes various sample JSP pages and servlets. One of these, the 'TroubleShooter' servlet, discloses Tomcat's installation directory when accessed directly.


Example files should not be left on production servers.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11046

File Name: apache_Tomcat_TroubleShooter.nasl

Version: 1.40

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/15/2002

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, http_version.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: www/tomcat

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2002

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2006

BID: 4575