Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina package, versions [7.0.0,7.0.19)
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19 May 2015
14 Jul 2011
How to fix?
org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina to version 7.0.19 or higher.
org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina is a Tomcat Servlet Engine Core Classes and Standard implementations.
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.