Upstream information

CVE-2017-12616 at MITRE


When using a VirtualDirContext with Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 to 7.0.80 it was possible to bypass security constraints and/or view the source code of JSPs for resources served by the VirtualDirContext using a specially crafted request.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1059551 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • tomcat >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-admin-webapps >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-docs-webapp >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-el-2_2-api >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-javadoc >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-jsp-2_2-api >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-lib >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-servlet-3_0-api >= 7.0.82-7.16.1
  • tomcat-webapps >= 7.0.82-7.16.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS tomcat6 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 tomcat6 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS tomcat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS tomcat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 tomcat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 tomcat Not affected