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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6796: Security patch for tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-764)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6796: Security patch for tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-764)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/11/2016
Modified
04/16/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--tomcat7
  • amazon-linux-upgrade--tomcat8
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--tomcat7
  • amazon-linux-upgrade--tomcat8
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6

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