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CVE-2011-2204

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-06-27
Bugzilla: 717013: CVE-2011-2204 tomcat: password disclosure vulnerability

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Tomcat 5.5.x before 5.5.34, 6.x before 6.0.33, and 7.x before 7.0.17, when the MemoryUserDatabase is used, creates log entries containing passwords upon encountering errors in JMX user creation, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading a log file.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2204 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security
impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
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-2011:1780 December 05, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat5) RHSA-2012:0680 May 21, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2012:0682 May 21, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (tomcat) RHSA-2012:0679 May 21, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (tomcat) RHSA-2012:0681 May 21, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat5) RHSA-2012:0680 May 21, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2012:0682 May 21, 2012

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