CVE-2013-4590

NameCVE-2013-4590
DescriptionApache Tomcat before 6.0.39, 7.x before 7.0.50, and 8.x before 8.0.0-RC10 allows attackers to obtain "Tomcat internals" information by leveraging the presence of an untrusted web application with a context.xml, web.xml, *.jspx, *.tagx, or *.tld XML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-91-1, DSA-3530-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)wheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)wheezy7.0.28-4+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)7.0.28-4+deb7u15vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u11fixed
stretch7.0.75-1fixed
buster, sid7.0.78-1fixed
tomcat8 (PTS)jessie8.0.14-1+deb8u10fixed
jessie (security)8.0.14-1+deb8u11fixed
stretch (security), stretch8.5.14-1+deb9u2fixed
buster8.5.21-1fixed
sid8.5.23-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.39low
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.41-2+squeeze5mediumDLA-91-1
tomcat6sourcewheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3530-1
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.50low
tomcat8source(unstable)8.0.0medium

Notes

[squeeze] - tomcat6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - tomcat7 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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