Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:catalina package, versions [6.0.13, 6.0.47)

  • Attack Complexity


  • Confidentiality


Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • snyk-id


  • published

    28 Oct 2016

  • disclosed

    28 Oct 2016

  • credit

    the Apache Tomcat Security Team

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:catalina to version 6.0.47 or higher.


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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. It was discovered that it was possible for a web application to access any global JNDI resource whether an explicit ResourceLink had been configured or not.