CVE-2007-5342

NameCVE-2007-5342
DescriptionThe default catalina.policy in the JULI logging component in Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 through 5.5.25 and 6.0.0 through 6.0.15 does not restrict certain permissions for web applications, which allows attackers to modify logging configuration options and overwrite arbitrary files, as demonstrated by changing the (1) level, (2) directory, and (3) prefix attributes in the org.apache.juli.FileHandler handler.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1447-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs458237
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5source(unstable)(not affected)
tomcat5.5source(unstable)5.5.25-4low458237
tomcat5.5sourceetch5.5.20-2etch1mediumDSA-1447-1

Notes

- tomcat5 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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