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CVE-2010-3718

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4
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 JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 4 AS (xml-commons) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (tomcat5) RHSA-2011:1845 2011-12-20
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0896 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (xml-commons) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (xml-commons) RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:0791 2011-05-19