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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5174: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5174: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in RequestUtil.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.45, 7.x before 7.0.65, and 8.x before 8.0.27 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and list a parent directory via a /.. (slash dot dot) in a pathname used by a web application in a getResource, getResourceAsStream, or getResourcePaths call, as demonstrated by the $CATALINA_BASE/webapps directory.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-tomcat

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