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F5 Networks: K50116122 (CVE-2016-6816): Apache Tomcat vulnerability CVE-2016-6816

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F5 Networks: K50116122 (CVE-2016-6816): Apache Tomcat vulnerability CVE-2016-6816

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The code in Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M11, 8.5.0 to 8.5.6, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.38, 7.0.0 to 7.0.72, and 6.0.0 to 6.0.47 that parsed the HTTP request line permitted invalid characters. This could be exploited, in conjunction with a proxy that also permitted the invalid characters but with a different interpretation, to inject data into the HTTP response. By manipulating the HTTP response the attacker could poison a web-cache, perform an XSS attack and/or obtain sensitive information from requests other then their own.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

References

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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