CVE-2016-8745

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-12-12
IAVA:
2017-B-0013
Bugzilla:
1403824: CVE-2016-8745 tomcat: information disclosure due to incorrect Processor sharing
A bug was discovered in the error handling of the send file code for the NIO HTTP connector. This led to the current Processor object being added to the Processor cache multiple times allowing information leakage between requests including, and not limited to, session ID and the response body.

Find out more about CVE-2016-8745 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tomcat) RHSA-2017:0935 2017-04-12
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 for RHEL 7 RHSA-2017:0456 2017-03-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (tomcat6) RHSA-2017:0527 2017-03-15
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 RHSA-2017:0457 2017-03-07
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 for RHEL 6 RHSA-2017:0455 2017-03-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6 karaf Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat7 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 tomcat6 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tomcat5 Not affected

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