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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0672
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:34
Published 20 Jul 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The default configuration of Jakarta Tomcat does not restrict access to the /admin context, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by directly calling the administrative servlets to add a context for the root directory.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Apache Http Server 3.1

  • Apache Tomcat 3.0

  • Apache Tomcat 3.1


BUGTRAQ - 20000721 Jakarta-tomcat.../admin

XF - jakarta-tomcat-admin

BID - 1548

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:49