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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5648: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5648: Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

While investigating bug 60718, it was noticed that some calls to application listeners in Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M17, 8.5.0 to 8.5.11, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.41, and 7.0.0 to 7.0.75 did not use the appropriate facade object. When running an untrusted application under a SecurityManager, it was therefore possible for that untrusted application to retain a reference to the request or response object and thereby access and/or modify information associated with another web application.

Solution(s)

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

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