CVE-2016-5018

MEDIUM

Description

In Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M9, 8.5.0 to 8.5.4, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.36, 7.0.0 to 7.0.70 and 6.0.0 to 6.0.45 a malicious web application was able to bypass a configured SecurityManager via a Tomcat utility method that was accessible to web applications.

References

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155873/Tomcat-9.0.0.M1-Sandbox-Escape.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0457.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1551.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3720

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93942

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037142

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038757

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0455

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0456

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1548

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1549

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1550

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1552

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2247

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r03c597a64de790ba42c167efacfa23300c3d[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180605-0001/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4557-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-10

Updated: 2020-10-05

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:6.0.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:7.0.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:8.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m7:*:*:*:*:*:*

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cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m9:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (30 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
141092Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Tomcat vulnerabilities (USN-4557-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
112260RHEL 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:1548)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
103030EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : tomcat (EulerOS-SA-2017-1192)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
103029EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : tomcat (EulerOS-SA-2017-1191)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
102756CentOS 7 : tomcat (CESA-2017:2247)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
102664Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x (noarch) (20170802)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
102300Oracle Linux 7 : tomcat (ELSA-2017-2247)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
102115RHEL 7 : tomcat (RHSA-2017:2247)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
100982RHEL 5 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:1550)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
100981RHEL 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:1549)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
100949RHEL 6 : jboss-ec2-eap (RHSA-2017:1552)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
99930Oracle Secure Global Desktop Multiple Vulnerabilities (April 2017 CPU) (SWEET32)NessusMisc.
high
97596RHEL 7 : Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.0 (RHSA-2017:0456)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
97595RHEL 6 : Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.0 (RHSA-2017:0455)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
96978Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : tomcat6, tomcat7 regression (USN-3177-2) (httpoxy)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
96720Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 vulnerabilities (USN-3177-1) (httpoxy)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
96366FreeBSD : tomcat -- multiple vulnerabilities (3ae106e2-d521-11e6-ae1b-002590263bf5)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
95791openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2016-1456)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95790openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2016-1455)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95455Debian DLA-729-1 : tomcat7 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
95454Debian DLA-728-1 : tomcat6 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
95034Debian DSA-3721-1 : tomcat7 - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
95033Debian DSA-3720-1 : tomcat8 - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
94997Fedora 25 : 1:tomcat (2016-38e5b05260) (httpoxy)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
94748Fedora 24 : 1:tomcat (2016-c1b01b9278) (httpoxy)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
94747Fedora 23 : 1:tomcat (2016-4094bd4ad6) (httpoxy)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
94684Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat6 / tomcat7,tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-764)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
9723Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.47 / 7.0.x < 7.0.72 / 8.0.x < 8.0.37 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Servers
medium
9721Apache Tomcat 8.5.x < 8.5.5 / 9.0.0.x < 9.0.0.M10 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Servers
medium
94578Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.47 / 7.0.x < 7.0.72 / 8.0.x < 8.0.37 / 8.5.x < 8.5.5 / 9.0.x < 9.0.0.M10 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWeb Servers
medium