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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3548

The Windows installer for Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through 6.0.20, 5.5.0 through 5.5.28, and possibly earlier versions uses a blank default password for the administrative user, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2009-11-12 Last Update Date : 2014-03-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 255

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Apache Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass, Unauthorized Mod... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19414 unix
HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Increase in Privilege, Arbitrary File Modification oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7033 unix
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20415 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3548

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Tomcat 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomcat 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Tomcat 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2.2 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Tomcat 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Tomcat 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Tomcat 3.3.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Tomcat 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Tomcat 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apache Tomcat 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.3 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.9 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Apache Tomcat 4.1.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Apache Tomcat 5.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Apache Tomcat 5.5.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application Apache Tomcat 6.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Tomcat 142

- References For CVE-2009-3548

http://markmail.org/thread/wfu4nff5chvkb6xp
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507720/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091109 [SECURITY] CVE-2009-3548 Apache Tomcat Windows Installer insecure default administrative password
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36954
BID 36954 Apache Tomcat Windows Installer Insecure Password Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-01
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139344343412337&w=2
HP HPSBST02955
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/54182
XF tomcat-admin-default-password(54182)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1559
VUPEN ADV-2010-1559
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3185
VUPEN ADV-2009-3185
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
http://secunia.com/advisories/40330
SECUNIA 40330
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023146
SECTRACK 1023146
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/57126
SECUNIA 57126
http://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vc41_u1_rel_notes.html CONFIRM
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02241113
HP HPSBUX02541
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=136485229118404&w=2
HP HPSBUX02860

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3548

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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