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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0763: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0763: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The setGlobalContext method in org/apache/naming/factory/ResourceLinkFactory.java in Apache Tomcat 7.x before 7.0.68, 8.x before 8.0.31, and 9.x before 9.0.0.M3 does not consider whether ResourceLinkFactory.setGlobalContext callers are authorized, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and read or write to arbitrary application data, or cause a denial of service (application disruption), via a web application that sets a crafted global context.

Solution(s)

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

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