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HP-UX: CVE-2008-5515: Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Modification and Other Vulnerabilities

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HP-UX: CVE-2008-5515: Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Modification and Other Vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/16/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

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)

  • hpux-update-hpuxws22tomcat-tomcat
  • hpux-update-hpuxwstomcat-tomcat

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