CVE-2009-0783

NameCVE-2009-0783
DescriptionApache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, and 6.0.0 through 6.0.18 permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the (1) web.xml, (2) context.xml, or (3) tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2207-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs532362, 532363, 532366

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5source(unstable)(unfixed)low532363
tomcat5.5sourcelenny5.5.26-5lenny2DSA-2207-1
tomcat5.5source(unstable)(unfixed)low532366
tomcat6sourcelenny(not affected)
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.20-1low532362

Notes

[lenny] - tomcat6 <not-affected> (Only ships the servlet package)

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