DescriptionApache Tomcat 4.1.0 through 4.1.39, 5.5.0 through 5.5.27, 6.0.0 through 6.0.18, and possibly earlier versions normalizes the target pathname before filtering the query string when using the RequestDispatcher method, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and conduct directory traversal attacks via .. (dot dot) sequences and the WEB-INF directory in a Request.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2009:012, published Fri, 03 Jul 2009 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2010:008, published Wed, 07 Apr 2010 13:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2|| |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3|| |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4|| |
Status of this issue by product and package
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