Privilege Escalation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina package, versions [8.5.55,8.5.74) [9.0.0, 9.0.57) [10.0.0-M1, 10.0.15) [10.1.0-M1, 10.1.0-M9)


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
7 high
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SUSE
7 high
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RHEL
7 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-2386868
  • published 28 Jan 2022
  • disclosed 26 Jan 2022
  • credit Trung Pham

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina to version 8.5.74, 9.0.57, 10.0.15, 10.1.0-M9 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina is a Tomcat Servlet Engine Core Classes and Standard implementations.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation via a time of check, time of use vulnerability that allows a local attacker to perform actions with the privileges of the user that the Tomcat process is using. This issue is only exploitable when Tomcat is configured to persist sessions using the FileStore.