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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2401-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs634992

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat7 (PTS)stretch7.0.75-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat5.5source(unstable)(unfixed)634992
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.35-1+squeeze2DSA-2401-1
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.32-7634992
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.19-1634992

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