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CVE-2016-9775

Published: 2 December 2016

The postrm script in the tomcat6 package before 6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u3 on Debian wheezy, before 6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1 on Debian jessie, before 6.0.35-1ubuntu3.9 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; the tomcat7 package before 7.0.28-4+deb7u7 on Debian wheezy, before 7.0.56-3+deb8u6 on Debian jessie, before 7.0.52-1ubuntu0.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, and 16.10; and the tomcat8 package before 8.0.14-1+deb8u5 on Debian jessie, before 8.0.32-1ubuntu1.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, before 8.0.37-1ubuntu0.1 on Ubuntu 16.10, and before 8.0.38-2ubuntu1 on Ubuntu 17.04 might allow local users with access to the tomcat account to gain root privileges via a setgid program in the Catalina directory, as demonstrated by /etc/tomcat8/Catalina/attack.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
tomcat6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise
Released (6.0.35-1ubuntu3.9)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (6.0.41-3)
xenial Not vulnerable
(6.0.45+dfsg-1)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

tomcat7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(7.0.73-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(7.0.73-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(7.0.73-1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty
Released (7.0.52-1ubuntu0.8)
upstream
Released (7.0.72-3)
xenial
Released (7.0.68-1ubuntu0.3)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(7.0.73-1)
tomcat8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (8.0.38-2ubuntu1)
bionic
Released (8.0.38-2ubuntu1)
cosmic
Released (8.0.38-2ubuntu1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (8.5.8-2)
xenial
Released (8.0.32-1ubuntu1.3)
yakkety
Released (8.0.37-1ubuntu0.1)
zesty
Released (8.0.38-2ubuntu1)
Patches:
vendor: https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-java/tomcat8.git/commit/?h=jessie&id=4f321e73a19688d2605bf284b448c22ae02ddee0