CVE-2016-6794

Published: 28 October 2016

When a SecurityManager is configured, a web application's ability to read system properties should be controlled by the SecurityManager. In Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M9, 8.5.0 to 8.5.4, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.36, 7.0.0 to 7.0.70, 6.0.0 to 6.0.45 the system property replacement feature for configuration files could be used by a malicious web application to bypass the SecurityManager and read system properties that should not be visible.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

Status

Package Release Status
tomcat6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.0.47)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (6.0.45+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin)
Released (6.0.35-1ubuntu3.9)
Patches:
Upstream: https://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1754733
tomcat7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (7.0.72)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (7.0.68-1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (7.0.52-1ubuntu0.8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist
(precise was needed)
Patches:
Upstream: https://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1754728
tomcat8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (8.0.37)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(8.0.38-2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (8.0.32-1ubuntu1.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1754727