CVE-2016-0763

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-02-22
CWE:
CWE-592
Bugzilla:
1311093: CVE-2016-0763 tomcat: security manager bypass via setGlobalContext()
A security manager bypass flaw was found in Tomcat that could allow remote, authenticated users to access arbitrary application data, potentially resulting in a denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2016-0763 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 RHSA-2016:1089 2016-05-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tomcat) RHSA-2016:2599 2016-11-03
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat7) RHSA-2016:2807 2016-11-17
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 7 Server (tomcat7) RHSA-2016:2807 2016-11-17
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 7 RHSA-2016:1088 2016-05-17
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1 RHSA-2016:2808 2016-11-17
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 for RHEL 6 RHSA-2016:1087 2016-05-17

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 EAP 6 jbossweb 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 Not affected

External References

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