CVE Database

CVE-2006-3835

Impact: Low
Public: 2006-07-21
Bugzilla: 237084: CVE-2006-3835 tomcat directory listing issue

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Tomcat 5 before 5.5.17 allows remote attackers to list directories via a semicolon (;) preceding a filename with a mapped extension, as demonstrated by URLs ending with /;index.jsp and /;help.do.

Find out more about CVE-2006-3835 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue is not a security issue in Tomcat itself, but is caused when directory listings are enabled.
Details on how to disable directory listings are available at: http://tomcat.apache.org/faq/misc.html#listing

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Application Server 3AS (tomcat5) RHSA-2007:0340 May 08, 2007
Red Hat Application Server v2 4AS RHSA-2007:0326 May 21, 2007
Red Hat Certificate System 7.3 for 4AS RHSA-2010:0602 August 04, 2010
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0261 May 20, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.0 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.1 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2007:1069 November 26, 2007
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008

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