[arch-security] [ASA-201709-17] tomcat7: information disclosure
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 21 13:01:48 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201709-17
Date : 2017-09-19
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-12616
Package : tomcat7
Type : information disclosure
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-408
The package tomcat7 before version 7.0.81-1 is vulnerable to
Upgrade to 7.0.81-1.
# pacman -Syu "tomcat7>=7.0.81-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 7.0.81.
It has been discovered that tomcat version 7.0.80 and before are
vulnerable to information disclosure. When using a VirtualDirContext it
was possible to bypass security constraints and/or view the source code
of JSPs for resources served by the VirtualDirContext using a specially
A remote attacker is able to view the source code of JSPs for resources
served by the VirtualDirContext using a specially crafted request.
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