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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0763) (Multiple Advisories): tomcat security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-0763) (Multiple Advisories): tomcat security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
01/22/2020

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-admin-webapps
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-docs-webapp
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-el-2-2-api
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-javadoc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-jsp-2-2-api
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-jsvc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-lib
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-servlet-3-0-api
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-tomcat-webapps

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