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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2016-6816: Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat Version 6, Apache Tomcat Version 8

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2016-6816: Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat Version 6, Apache Tomcat Version 8

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/29/2017
Modified
04/17/2019

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)

  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-6-0-48-0-175-3-16-0-2-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-tomcat-admin-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-tomcat-examples-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-tomcat-examples-6-0-48-0-175-3-16-0-2-0

References

  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-6-0-48-0-175-3-16-0-2-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-tomcat-admin-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-8-tomcat-examples-8-5-9-0-175-3-16-0-3-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-web-java-servlet-tomcat-tomcat-examples-6-0-48-0-175-3-16-0-2-0

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