Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote package, versions [7.0.0,7.0.19)


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium
RHEL  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30923
  • published 19 May 2015
  • disclosed 14 Jul 2011
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote to version 7.0.19 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-coyote is a 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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