Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:catalina Open this link in a new tab package, versions [6.0.0, 6.0.33)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30830

  • published

    10 Jun 2015

  • disclosed

    14 Jan 2012

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:catalina to version 6.0.33 or higher.

Overview

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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. The HTTP Digest Access Authentication implementation in Apache Tomcat. It does not have the expected countermeasures against replay attacks, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by sniffing the network for valid requests, related to lack of checking of nonce (aka server nonce) and nc (aka nonce-count or client nonce count) values.

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