Authentication Bypass Affecting org.apache.tomcat:catalina Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,6.0.24)
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20 Aug 2019
28 Jan 2010
How to fix?
org.apache.tomcat:catalina to version 6.0.24 or higher.
org.apache.tomcat:catalina is a Servlet Engine Core Classes and Standard implementations.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. By default, Tomcat automatically deploys any directories placed in ahost's
appBase. This behaviour is controlled by the autoDeploy
attributeofwhich defaults to true. Depending on circumstances, files normally protected by one or more security constraints may be deployed without those security constraints, making them accessible without authentication.
Note: This issue only affects Windows platforms.This was fixed in revision 892815.