Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-jasper Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.0.0,7.0.72) [8,8.0.37) [8.5.0,8.5.5) [9-alpha,9.0.0.M10)

  • Exploit Maturity

    Proof of concept

  • Attack Complexity


  • Integrity


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  • published

    28 Oct 2016

  • disclosed

    28 Oct 2016

  • credit

    Alvaro Munoz

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 a Tomcat utility method that was accessible to web applications.