[arch-security] [ASA-201611-22] tomcat6: multiple issues
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 23 16:23:18 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201611-22
Date : 2016-11-23
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-6816 CVE-2016-8735
Package : tomcat6
Type : multiple issues
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package tomcat6 before version 6.0.48-1 is vulnerable to multiple
issues including arbitrary code execution and information disclosure.
Upgrade to 6.0.48-1.
# pacman -Syu "tomcat6>=6.0.48-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 6.0.48.
- CVE-2016-6816 (information disclosure)
The code 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
- CVE-2016-8735 (arbitrary code execution)
The JmxRemoteLifecycleListener was not updated to take account of
Oracle's fix for CVE-2016-3427. Therefore, Tomcat installations using
this listener remained vulnerable to a similar remote code execution
A remote attacker is able to execute arbitrary code and disclose
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