This vulnerability is 9 years 11 months and 22 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisThe management console for the remote web server is protected using a known set of credentials.
Vulnerability DescriptionWe were able to gain access to the Manager web application for the remote Tomcat server using a known set of credentials. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to install a malicious application on the affected server and run arbitrary code with Tomcat's privileges (usually SYSTEM on Windows, or the unprivileged 'tomcat' account on Unix).
Note that worms are known to propagate this way.
SolutionEdit the associated 'tomcat-users.xml' file and change or remove the affected set of credentials.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2010-4094 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2009-3099 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2010-0557 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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