CVE-2015-5174

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-02-22
Bugzilla:
1265698: CVE-2015-5174 tomcat: URL Normalization issue
A directory traversal flaw was found in Tomcat's RequestUtil.java. A remote, authenticated user could use this flaw to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and list a parent directory via a '/..' in a pathname used by a web application in a getResource, getResourceAsStream, or getResourcePaths call.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5174 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2016:2045 2016-10-10
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 7 RHSA-2015:2660 2015-12-16
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 6 RHSA-2015:2659 2015-12-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tomcat) RHSA-2016:2599 2016-11-03
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 7 Server (tomcat7) RHBA-2016:0090 2016-01-29
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat7) RHBA-2016:0090 2016-01-29
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 RHSA-2016:1435 2016-07-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2016:1433 2016-07-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2016:1432 2016-07-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 for RHEL 7 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2016:1434 2016-07-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat7) RHBA-2016:0090 2016-01-29
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 RHSA-2015:2661 2015-12-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform 6 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat6 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 4 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 jbossweb Will not fix

External References

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