Debian: tomcat4 source disclosures vulnerability

    Date09 Jan 2003
    CategoryDebian
    2532
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A security vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat 4.0.x releases, which allows a specially crafted URL to return the unprocessed source of a JSP page without the need for being properly authenticated.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 225-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 9th, 2002                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat4
    Vulnerability  : source disclosure
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : CAN-2002-1394
    
    A security vulnerability has been confirmed to exist in Apache Tomcat
    4.0.x releases, which allows to use a specially crafted URL to return
    the unprocessed source of a JSP page, or, under special circumstances,
    a static resource which would otherwise have been protected by a
    security constraint, without the need for being properly
    authenticated.  This is based on a variant of the exploit that was
    identified as CAN-2002-1148.
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
    fixed in version 4.0.3-3woody2.
    
    The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain tomcat packages.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem does not exist in the
    current version 4.1.16-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat packages.
    
    
    Installation Instructions
    -------------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/tomcat4_4.0.3-3woody2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      708 0911f7c03a0ab71133fbe95bf45d0d20
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/tomcat4_4.0.3-3woody2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15881 de9f6f0fb39374bfe4ece1ef4824d942
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/tomcat4_4.0.3.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1588186 2b2e0d859f7152e5225633933e6585d6
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/libtomcat4-java_4.0.3-3woody2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1134258 680c67daebdd36eb879ce593e6362f3b
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/tomcat4-webapps_4.0.3-3woody2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1167502 34f71826d8441f967e3da0ee4ab9a1be
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/contrib/t/tomcat4/tomcat4_4.0.3-3woody2_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   126444 e7dbc07086a7e349474bff877342cb6d
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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    For apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  http://packages.debian.org/
    
    
    
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