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Secunia Security Advisory 44612

Secunia Security Advisory 44612
Posted May 18, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in Apache Tomcat, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

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Secunia Security Advisory 44612

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TITLE:
Apache Tomcat "@ServletSecurity" Annotation Security Bypass

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA44612

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/44612/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=44612

RELEASE DATE:
2011-05-19

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/44612/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/44612/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=44612

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in Apache Tomcat, which can be
exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security
restrictions.

The security issue is caused due to an error in enforcing the
"@ServletSecurity" annotations when loading servlets. This can be
exploited to e.g. bypass the security constraints specified via the
annotations and disclose certain information when the servlet is
loaded for the first time.

The security issue is reported in versions 7.0.12 through 7.0.13.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 7.0.14.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.14_%28released_12_May_2011%29

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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