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CVE-2016-9775

Published: 02 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
Upstream
Released (6.0.41-3)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(6.0.45+dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

tomcat7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (7.0.72-3)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(7.0.73-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (7.0.68-1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (7.0.52-1ubuntu0.8)
tomcat8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (8.5.8-2)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

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

Patches:
Vendor: https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-java/tomcat8.git/commit/?h=jessie&id=4f321e73a19688d2605bf284b448c22ae02ddee0