SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache Tomcat Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(HP Issues Fix for HP-UX) Tomcat Windows Installer Creates Default Blank Administrative Password
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024118
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024118
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3548   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2010
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.5.0 to 5.5.28, 6.0.0 to 6.0.20; prior versions may also be affected.
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Tomcat. A remote user can gain administrative access to the target application.

The Windows installer creates a blank password by default for the administrative user. If the password is not changed during installation, a remote user can gain access to the account.

David Horheim reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can gain administrative access to the target application in certain cases.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for HP-UX.

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02241113

Vendor URL:  tomcat.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 9 2009 Tomcat Windows Installer Creates Default Blank Administrative Password



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2022, SecurityGlobal.net LLC