Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:coyote package, versions [6,6.0.33)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30859

  • published

    19 May 2015

  • disclosed

    14 Jul 2011

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

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

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:coyote is a maven plugin for Tomcat Connectors and HTTP parser.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. When sendfile is enabled for the HTTP APR or HTTP NIO connector, does not validate certain request attributes, which allows local users to bypass intended file access restrictions or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or JVM crash) by leveraging an untrusted web application.

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