Privilege Escalation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina Open this link in a new tab 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
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    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.