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Debian: CVE-2016-6797: tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-6797: tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The ResourceLinkFactory implementation 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 did not limit web application access to global JNDI resources to those resources explicitly linked to the web application. Therefore, it was possible for a web application to access any global JNDI resource whether an explicit ResourceLink had been configured or not.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-tomcat6
  • debian-upgrade-tomcat7
  • debian-upgrade-tomcat8

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