Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.tomcat.embed:tomcat-embed-core package, versions [7.0.0,7.0.19)
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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCATEMBED-30964
- published 19 May 2015
- disclosed 14 Jul 2011
- credit Unknown
How to fix?
org.apache.tomcat.embed:tomcat-embed-core to version 7.0.19 or higher.
org.apache.tomcat.embed:tomcat-embed-core is a Core Tomcat implementation.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. When sendfile is enabled for the HTTP APR or HTTP NIO connector, does not validate certain request attributes, which allows local users to bypass intended file access restrictions or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or JVM crash) by leveraging an untrusted web application.