Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper package, versions [7.0.0, 7.0.72) [8, 8.0.37) [8.5.0, 8.5.5) [9-alpha, 9.0.0.M10)

  • Attack Complexity


  • Integrity


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  • published

    28 Oct 2016

  • disclosed

    28 Oct 2016

  • credit

    Apache Tomcat Security Team

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper to version 7.0.72, 8.0.37, 8.5.5, 9.0.0.M10 or higher.


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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet.