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CVE-2010-3718

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-02-05
Bugzilla: 675792: CVE-2010-3718 tomcat: file permission bypass flaw

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, 6.0.x, and 5.5.x, when running within a SecurityManager, does not make the ServletContext attribute read-only, which allows local web applications to read or write files outside of the intended working directory, as demonstrated using a directory traversal attack.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3718 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tomcat5) RHSA-2011:1845 December 20, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:0791 May 19, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0896 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2011:0897 June 22, 2011

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