CVE-2011-2204

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

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 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

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

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
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2012:0682 2012-05-21
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat5) RHSA-2012:0680 2012-05-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2011:1780 2011-12-05
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2012:0682 2012-05-21
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat5) RHSA-2012:0680 2012-05-21
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (tomcat) RHSA-2012:0679 2012-05-21
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 (tomcat) RHSA-2012:0681 2012-05-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tomcat5) RHSA-2011:1845 2011-12-20