CVE-2016-6796

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-10-27
Bugzilla:
1390515: CVE-2016-6796 tomcat: security manager bypass via JSP Servlet config parameters
It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6796 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:1552 2017-06-20
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 RHSA-2017:1551 2017-06-20
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 for RHEL 6 RHSA-2017:0455 2017-03-07
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2017:1549 2017-06-20
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 RHSA-2017:0457 2017-03-07
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 for RHEL 7 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2017:1548 2017-06-20
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 for RHEL 7 RHSA-2017:0456 2017-03-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tomcat) RHSA-2017:2247 2017-08-01
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2017:1550 2017-06-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 tomcat7 Fix deferred
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 tomcat8 Fix deferred
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3 jbossweb Out of support scope
Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat7 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat6 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 jbossweb Out of support scope
Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6 jbossweb Out of support scope
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 jbossweb Out of support scope
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 jbossweb Out of support scope
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tomcat5 Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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