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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2009.0345 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
               Apache Tomcat mod_jk: Access Privileged Data
                               9 April 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Apache Tomcat mod_jk
Publisher:            The Apache Software Foundation
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                      Windows
Impact:               Access Privileged Data
Access:               Existing Account
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-5519

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Vulnerability announcement:
CVE-2008-5519: Apache Tomcat mod_jk information disclosure vulnerability

Severity: important

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
mod_jk 1.2.0 to 1.2.26

Description:
Situations where faulty clients set Content-Length without providing
data, or where a user submits repeated requests very quickly may permit
one user to view the response associated with a different user's request.

Mitigation:
Upgrade to mod_jk 1.2.27 or later

Example:
See description

Credit:
This issue was discovered by the Red Hat Security Response Team

References:
http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-jk.html

The Apache Tomcat Security Team
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