Improper Access Control Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper package, versions [7,7.0.58) [8,8.0.16)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30942

  • published

    14 May 2015

  • disclosed

    14 May 2015

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper to version 7.0.58, 8.0.16 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper is a Tomcats JSP Parser

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control. It does not properly consider the possibility of an accessible interface implemented by an inaccessible class, which allows attackers to bypass a SecurityManager protection mechanism via a web application that leverages use of incorrect privileges during EL evaluation.

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