Apache Tomcat up to 7.0.19 access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apache Tomcat (Application Server Software). Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was released 08/15/2011 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at issues.apache.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-2729 since 07/11/2011. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/18/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75868 (openSUSE Security Update : jakarta-commons-daemon (openSUSE-SU-2011:1062-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 185018 (HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine Multiple Vulnerabilities (HPSBUX02860)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (69161) and Tenable (75868). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 51690, 51688, 52894 and 59931.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 75868
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : jakarta-commons-daemon (openSUSE-SU-2011:1062-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 863993
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for apache-commons-daemon FEDORA-2011-10880
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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07/11/2011 🔍
08/12/2011 +32 days 🔍
08/12/2011 +0 days 🔍
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08/15/2011 +3 days 🔍
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08/21/2011 +6 days 🔍
09/15/2011 +25 days 🔍
06/13/2014 +1002 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +283 days 🔍
11/18/2021 +2432 days 🔍


Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: RHSA-2011:1291
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2011-2729 (🔍)

X-Force: 69161
SecurityTracker: 1025925 - Apache Tomcat Commons Daemon jsvc Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Vulnerability Center: 32786 - Apache Tomcat on Linux Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability via a Request to an Application, Medium
SecurityFocus: 49143 - Apache Commons Daemon 'jsvc' Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 46030 - Red Hat update for JBoss Enterprise Web Server, Not Critical

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/18/2021 01:37 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (65), 03/30/2017 09:35 AM (16), 11/18/2021 01:30 AM (3), 11/18/2021 01:37 AM (1)
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