Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.0.0, 7.0.81)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-460342

  • published

    11 Oct 2017

  • disclosed

    19 Sep 2017

  • credit

    Tomcat Security Team

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina to version 7.0.81 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-catalina is a Tomcat Servlet Engine Core Classes and Standard implementations.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. When using a VirtualDirContext it was possible to bypass security constraints and/or view the source code of JSPs for resources served by the VirtualDirContext using a specially crafted request.