CVE-2010-3718

NameCVE-2010-3718
DescriptionApache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.3, 6.0.x, and 5.5.x, when running within a SecurityManager, does not make the ServletContext attribute read-only, which allows local web applications to read or write files outside of the intended working directory, as demonstrated using a directory traversal attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2160-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs612257

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)wheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5.5source(unstable)(unfixed)low
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.28-10low612257
tomcat6sourcelenny(not affected)
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.28-9+squeeze1lowDSA-2160-1

Notes

[lenny] - tomcat5.5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - tomcat6 <not-affected> (Only ships the servlet package)

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