CVE-2016-6796

high

Description

A malicious web application running on 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 was able to bypass a configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet.

References

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

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037141

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93944

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]%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]%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E

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

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

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-11

Updated: 2022-04-18

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/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