Improper Access Control Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.35,8.5.5)
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22 Jul 2016
19 Jul 2016
How to fix?
org.apache.tomcat:tomcat to version 8.5.5 or higher.
org.apache.tomcat:tomcat is an implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control. It did not protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the
HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect an application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, aka an