Apache Tomcat < 3.3.1a Directory Listing and File Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1466


The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks


Apache Tomcat (prior to 3.3.1a) is prone to a directory listing and file disclosure vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this bug to get the listing of directories otherwise protected by an index.html file, or even to get the source code of the remote .jsp scripts.


Upgrade to Tomcat 3.3.1a or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1466

File Name: 1466.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11438

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0042

BID: 6721

OSVDB: 12232