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Apache Tomcat: Important: Information Disclosure (CVE-2008-5515)

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Apache Tomcat: Important: Information Disclosure (CVE-2008-5515)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/16/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/17/2012
Modified
06/18/2019

Description

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, 6.0.0 through 6.0.18, and possibly earlier versions normalizes the target pathname before filtering the query string when using the RequestDispatcher method, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and conduct directory traversal attacks via .. (dot dot) sequences and the WEB-INF directory in a Request.

Solution(s)

  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-4_1_40
  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-5_5_28
  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-6_0_20

References

  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-4_1_40
  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-5_5_28
  • apache-tomcat-upgrade-6_0_20

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