Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.68 / 8.0.x < 8.0.32 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9313
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The remote web server is missing an Apache Tomcat patch update.


Apache Tomcat 7.0.x before 7.0.68 or 8.0.x before 8.0.32 is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists that is triggered as the 'ResourceLinkFactory.setGlobalContext()' method is accessible to web applications even when run under a security manager. This may potentially allow a context-dependent attacker to inject a malicious global context and read and write data owned by other web applications. (CVE-2016-0763)
- A flaw exists in the index page of the Manager and Host Manager applications that is triggered when issuing redirects in response to unauthenticated requests to the root of the web application. This may allow a remote attacker to gain access to CSRF token information stored in the index page. (CVE-2015-5351)


Update to Apache Tomcat version 8.0.32 or later. If version 8.0.x cannot be obtained, version 7.0.68 is also patched for these vulnerabilities.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9313

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/24/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8928, 8931

Nessus ID: 88936, 88937

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/22/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5351, CVE-2016-0763

BID: 83326, 83330