CVE-2010-1157

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-04-21
IAVA:
2011-A-0066
Bugzilla:
585331: CVE-2010-1157 tomcat: information disclosure in authentication headers

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.29 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.26 might allow remote attackers to discover the server's hostname or IP address by sending a request for a resource that requires (1) BASIC or (2) DIGEST authentication, and then reading the realm field in the WWW-Authenticate header in the reply.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1157 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The risks associated with fixing this flaw are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore have no plans to fix this flaw. The information leak can be avoided by adjusting the configuration to always specify a realm-name.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
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 4 AS RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 2010-08-02
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 2010-08-02
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0 RHSA-2011:0896 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 2010-08-02
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2011:0897 2011-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2010:0584 2010-08-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 tomcat5 Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 5.2 tomcat5 Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 tomcat5 Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 tomcat5 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tomcat5 Will not fix
Red Hat Certificate System 7.3 for 4AS Tomcat Will not fix
Red Hat Certificate System 7.2 for 4AS Tomcat Will not fix

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