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HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine Remote Increase in Privilege Arbitrary File Modification

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7017

Directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 through 5.5.28 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.20 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in an entry in a WAR file as demonstrated by a ../../bin/catalina.bat entry.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • HP-UX 11
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2693
Product(s):