Upstream information

CVE-2016-6325 at MITRE


The Tomcat package on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 through 7, JBoss Web Server 3.0, and JBoss EWS 2 uses weak permissions for (1) /etc/sysconfig/tomcat and (2) /etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging membership in the tomcat group.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 7
  • tomcat >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-admin-webapps >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-docs-webapp >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-el-2.2-api >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-javadoc >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-jsp-2.2-api >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-jsvc >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-lib >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-servlet-3.0-api >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2
  • tomcat-webapps >= 7.0.54-8.el7_2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Oct 10 11:45:08 2016
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 17:25:39 2023