Vulnerabilities > CVE-2009-3548 - Credentials Management vulnerability in Apache Tomcat

047910
CVSS 7.5 - HIGH
Attack vector
NETWORK
Attack complexity
LOW
Privileges required
NONE
Confidentiality impact
PARTIAL
Integrity impact
PARTIAL
Availability impact
PARTIAL
network
low complexity
apache
CWE-255
nessus
exploit available
metasploit

Summary

The Windows installer for Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, 5.5.0 through 5.5.28, and possibly earlier versions uses a blank default password for the administrative user, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges.

Vulnerable Configurations

Part Description Count
Application
Apache
142

Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)

Exploit-Db

  • descriptionApache Tomcat Manager - Application Upload Authenticated Code Execution. CVE-2009-3548. Remote exploits for multiple platform
    idEDB-ID:31433
    last seen2016-02-03
    modified2014-02-05
    published2014-02-05
    reportermetasploit
    sourcehttps://www.exploit-db.com/download/31433/
    titleApache Tomcat Manager - Application Upload Authenticated Code Execution
  • descriptionApache Tomcat Manager Application Deployer Authenticated Code Execution. CVE-2009-3548,CVE-2009-3843,CVE-2009-4188,CVE-2009-4189,CVE-2010-0557,CVE-2010-4094....
    idEDB-ID:16317
    last seen2016-02-01
    modified2010-12-14
    published2010-12-14
    reportermetasploit
    sourcehttps://www.exploit-db.com/download/16317/
    titleApache Tomcat Manager Application Deployer Authenticated Code Execution

Metasploit

Nessus

  • NASL familyVMware ESX Local Security Checks
    NASL idVMWARE_VMSA-2011-0003.NASL
    descriptiona. vCenter Server and vCenter Update Manager update Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition to Service Pack 3 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SQL Express) distributed with vCenter Server 4.1 Update 1 and vCenter Update Manager 4.1 Update 1 is upgraded from SQL Express Service Pack 2 to SQL Express Service Pack 3, to address multiple security issues that exist in the earlier releases of Microsoft SQL Express. Customers using other database solutions need not update for these issues. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-5416, CVE-2008-0085, CVE-2008-0086, CVE-2008-0107 and CVE-2008-0106 to the issues addressed in MS SQL Express Service Pack 3. b. vCenter Apache Tomcat Management Application Credential Disclosure The Apache Tomcat Manager application configuration file contains logon credentials that can be read by unprivileged local users. The issue is resolved by removing the Manager application in vCenter 4.1 Update 1. If vCenter 4.1 is updated to vCenter 4.1 Update 1 the logon credentials are not present in the configuration file after the update. VMware would like to thank Claudio Criscione of Secure Networking for reporting this issue to us. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-2928 to this issue. c. vCenter Server and ESX, Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.6.0_21 Oracle (Sun) JRE update to version 1.6.0_21, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle (Sun) JRE. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0_19: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0082, CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0087, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0089, CVE-2010-0090, CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0093, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095, CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0839, CVE-2010-0840, CVE-2010-0841, CVE-2010-0842, CVE-2010-0843, CVE-2010-0844, CVE-2010-0845, CVE-2010-0846, CVE-2010-0847, CVE-2010-0848, CVE-2010-0849, CVE-2010-0850. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following name to the security issue fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0_20: CVE-2010-0886. d. vCenter Update Manager Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.5.0_26 Oracle (Sun) JRE update to version 1.5.0_26, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle (Sun) JRE. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.5.0_26: CVE-2010-3556, CVE-2010-3566, CVE-2010-3567, CVE-2010-3550, CVE-2010-3561, CVE-2010-3573, CVE-2010-3565,CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569, CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3548, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3554, CVE-2010-3559, CVE-2010-3572, CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3574. e. vCenter Server and ESX Apache Tomcat updated to version 6.0.28 Apache Tomcat updated to version 6.0.28, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Apache Tomcat The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Apache Tomcat 6.0.24: CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902,i and CVE-2009-3548. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Apache Tomcat 6.0.28: CVE-2010-2227, CVE-2010-1157. f. vCenter Server third-party component OpenSSL updated to version 0.9.8n The version of the OpenSSL library in vCenter Server is updated to 0.9.8n. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0740 and CVE-2010-0433 to the issues addressed in this version of OpenSSL. g. ESX third-party component OpenSSL updated to version 0.9.8p The version of the ESX OpenSSL library is updated to 0.9.8p. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3864 and CVE-2010-2939 to the issues addressed in this update. h. ESXi third-party component cURL updated The version of cURL library in ESXi is updated. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-0734 to the issues addressed in this update. i. ESX third-party component pam_krb5 updated The version of pam_krb5 library is updated. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-3825 and CVE-2009-1384 to the issues addressed in the update. j. ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel The Service Console kernel is updated to include kernel version 2.6.18-194.11.1. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1084, CVE-2010-2066, CVE-2010-2070, CVE-2010-2226, CVE-2010-2248, CVE-2010-2521, CVE-2010-2524, CVE-2010-0008, CVE-2010-0415, CVE-2010-0437, CVE-2009-4308, CVE-2010-0003, CVE-2010-0007, CVE-2010-0307, CVE-2010-1086, CVE-2010-0410, CVE-2010-0730, CVE-2010-1085, CVE-2010-0291, CVE-2010-0622, CVE-2010-1087, CVE-2010-1173, CVE-2010-1437, CVE-2010-1088, CVE-2010-1187, CVE-2010-1436, CVE-2010-1641, and CVE-2010-3081 to the issues addressed in the update. Notes : - The update also addresses the 64-bit compatibility mode stack pointer underflow issue identified by CVE-2010-3081. This issue was patched in an ESX 4.1 patch prior to the release of ESX 4.1 Update 1 and in a previous ESX 4.0 patch release. - The update also addresses CVE-2010-2240 for ESX 4.0.
    last seen2020-06-01
    modified2020-06-02
    plugin id51971
    published2011-02-14
    reporterThis script is Copyright (C) 2011-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
    sourcehttps://www.tenable.com/plugins/nessus/51971
    titleVMSA-2011-0003 : Third-party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
  • NASL familyMisc.
    NASL idVMWARE_VMSA-2011-0003_REMOTE.NASL
    descriptionThe remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries : - Apache Tomcat - Apache Tomcat Manager - cURL - Java Runtime Environment (JRE) - Kernel - Microsoft SQL Express - OpenSSL - pam_krb5
    last seen2020-06-01
    modified2020-06-02
    plugin id89674
    published2016-03-04
    reporterThis script is Copyright (C) 2016-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
    sourcehttps://www.tenable.com/plugins/nessus/89674
    titleVMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0003) (remote check)
  • NASL familyWeb Servers
    NASL idTOMCAT_MANAGER_COMMON_CREDS.NASL
    descriptionNessus was able to gain access to the Manager web application for the remote Tomcat server using a known set of credentials. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to install a malicious application on the affected server and run arbitrary code with Tomcat
    last seen2020-06-01
    modified2020-06-02
    plugin id34970
    published2008-11-26
    reporterThis script is Copyright (C) 2008-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
    sourcehttps://www.tenable.com/plugins/nessus/34970
    titleApache Tomcat Manager Common Administrative Credentials

Oval

  • accepted2015-04-20T04:01:15.415-04:00
    classvulnerability
    contributors
    • nameGanesh Manal
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • nameSushant Kumar Singh
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • namePrashant Kumar
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • nameMike Cokus
      organizationThe MITRE Corporation
    descriptionThe Windows installer for Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, 5.5.0 through 5.5.28, and possibly earlier versions uses a blank default password for the administrative user, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges.
    familyunix
    idoval:org.mitre.oval:def:19414
    statusaccepted
    submitted2013-11-22T11:43:28.000-05:00
    titleHP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Modification and Other Vulnerabilities
    version48
  • accepted2015-04-20T04:02:32.987-04:00
    classvulnerability
    contributors
    • nameChandan M C
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • nameSushant Kumar Singh
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • nameSushant Kumar Singh
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • namePrashant Kumar
      organizationHewlett-Packard
    • nameMike Cokus
      organizationThe MITRE Corporation
    descriptionThe Windows installer for Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, 5.5.0 through 5.5.28, and possibly earlier versions uses a blank default password for the administrative user, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges.
    familyunix
    idoval:org.mitre.oval:def:7033
    statusaccepted
    submitted2010-10-25T11:43:28.000-05:00
    titleHP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Increase in Privilege, Arbitrary File Modification
    version46

Packetstorm

data sourcehttps://packetstormsecurity.com/files/download/125021/tomcat_mgr_upload.rb.txt
idPACKETSTORM:125021
last seen2016-12-05
published2014-02-01
reporterrangercha
sourcehttps://packetstormsecurity.com/files/125021/Apache-Tomcat-Manager-Code-Execution.html
titleApache Tomcat Manager Code Execution

Saint

bid36954
descriptionHP Performance Manager Apache Tomcat Policy Bypass
idmisc_hpperformancebypass
osvdb60176
titlehp_performance_mngr_tomcat_default_password
typeremote

Seebug

bulletinFamilyexploit
descriptionBUGTRAQ ID: 36954 CVE ID: CVE-2009-3548 Apache Tomcat是一个流行的开放源码的JSP应用服务器程序。 Windows安装程序默认对管理用户设置了空口令。如果在安装过程中没有更改这个口令,就会使用空口令创建各种管理用户。 Tomcat 5.5.0 to 5.5.28 Tomcat 6.0.0 to 6.0.20 厂商补丁: Apache Group ------------ 目前厂商已经发布了升级补丁以修复这个安全问题,请到厂商的主页下载: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=834047
idSSV:12601
last seen2017-11-19
modified2009-11-10
published2009-11-10
reporterRoot
titleApache Tomcat Windows安装程序默认空口令漏洞

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