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From "Jeff Tulley" <JTUL...@novell.com>
Subject Tomcat 4.1.24 & JVM 1.4.2 security hole?
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 23:43:59 GMT
The user list has been busy lately discussing a possible security hole,
but only 1/3 of the people in the thread could see the problem.  I
finally got to where I could see it using Tomcat 4.1.24 and JVM 1.4.2,
but NOT with JVM 1.4.1.  

The vulnerability is that if you stick a "%20" on the end of a .jsp
url, you get the source.

I have not tried this with Tomcat versions later than 4.1.24 once I
actually saw the problem. 

Jeff Tulley  (jtulley@novell.com)
(801)861-5322
Novell, Inc., The Leading Provider of Net Business Solutions
http://www.novell.com

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