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CVE-2009-0580

Severity

5.3

Description

Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames via requests to /j_security_check with malformed URL encoding of passwords, related to improper error checking in the (1) MemoryRealm, (2) DataSourceRealm, and (3) JDBCRealm authentication realms, as demonstrated by a % (percent) value for the j_password parameter.

Mitigation

We recommend upgrading to a version of this component that is not vulnerable to this specific issue.

Project

Apache Tomcat

Category
n/a
Tags
data
Date Disclosed

2009-06-05

Date Discovered

2009-02-13

Apache Tomcat 6.0.x

First release:
2007-02-28
First release:
2016-12-31
CVEs:
48
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax
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