CVE-2011-2526

NameCVE-2011-2526
DescriptionApache Tomcat 5.5.x before 5.5.34, 6.x before 6.0.33, and 7.x before 7.0.19, when sendfile is enabled for the HTTP APR or HTTP NIO connector, does not validate certain request attributes, which allows local users to bypass intended file access restrictions or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or JVM crash) by leveraging an untrusted web application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2401-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs634992
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze6.0.35-1+squeeze4fixed
squeeze (lts)6.0.41-2+squeeze6fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)6.0.35-6+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid6.0.41-3fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)7.0.28-4+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid7.0.56-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5.5source(unstable)(unfixed)medium634992
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.32-7medium634992
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.35-1+squeeze2mediumDSA-2401-1
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.19-1medium634992

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