CVE Database

CVE-2007-0450

Impact: Important
Public: 2007-03-14
Bugzilla: 237080: CVE-2007-0450 tomcat directory traversal

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat 5.x before 5.5.22 and 6.x before 6.0.10, when using certain proxy modules (mod_proxy, mod_rewrite, mod_jk), allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence with combinations of (1) "/" (slash), (2) "\" (backslash), and (3) URL-encoded backslash (%5C) characters in the URL, which are valid separators in Tomcat but not in Apache.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0450 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux AS (v.4) (jbossas) RHSA-2007:0360 May 24, 2007
Red Hat Certificate System 7.3 for 4AS RHSA-2010:0602 August 04, 2010
Red Hat Developer Suite v.3 (AS v.4) RHSA-2007:0328 May 24, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 RHSA-2007:0327 May 14, 2007
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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