PT-2013-65: Sensitive Information Disclosure in Jetty

(PT-2013-65) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
Sensitive Information Disclosure in Jetty

Vulnerable software

Jetty
Version: 9.0.5 and earlier

Link:
http://www.eclipse.org/jetty/

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Sensitive Information Disclosure
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 5.0
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

Jetty is a pure Java-based HTTP server and Java Servlet container.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Sensitive Information Disclosure vulnerability in Jetty on Windows.

The system does not consider that NTFS allows users to address files with extended syntax, while matching the requested resource URL with locations defined in web server configuration. This vulnerability allows attackers to obtain JSP script source code and to bypass access restrictions set for certain resources.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

20.09.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
30.09.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details 
27.11.2013 - Public disclosure

Credits

The vulnerability was detected by Sergey Bobrov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)

References

http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2013-65

Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:

http://www.ptsecurity.com/research/advisory/
http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/

About Positive Technologies

Positive Technologies is a leading provider of vulnerability assessment, compliance management and threat analysis solutions to more than 1,000 global enterprise clients. Our solutions work seamlessly across your entire business: securing applications in development; assessing your network and application vulnerabilities; assuring compliance with regulatory requirements; and blocking real-time attacks.  Our commitment to clients and research has earned Positive Technologies a reputation as one of the foremost authorities on SCADA, Banking, Telecom, Web Application and ERP security, and distinction as the #1 fastest growing Security and Vulnerability Management firm in 2012, as shown in an IDC report*. To learn more about Positive Technologies please visit www.ptsecurity.com

*Source: IDC Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares, doc #242465, August 2013. Based on year-over-year revenue growth in 2012 for vendors with revenues of $20M+

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