Information Exposure Affecting org.apache.tomcat:catalina package, versions [6.0.0, 6.0.20)

  • Attack Complexity


  • Privileges Required


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  • published

    22 Sep 2019

  • disclosed

    5 Jun 2009

  • credit

    Tomcat Security Team

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:catalina to version 6.0.20 or higher.


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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. It permits web applications to replace an XML parser used for other web applications, which allows local users to read or modify the web.xml, context.xml, or tld files of arbitrary web applications via a crafted application that is loaded earlier than the target application.