Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-util package, versions [7.0.0, 7.0.68) [8, 8.0.31) [9-alpha,9.0.0.M2)
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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-30950
- published 22 Feb 2016
- disclosed 22 Feb 2016
- credit Unknown
The session-persistence implementation in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.45, 7.x before 7.0.68, 8.x before 8.0.31, and 9.x before 9.0.0.M2 mishandles session attributes, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a web application that places a crafted object in a session.