CVE-2012-3546

NameCVE-2012-3546
Descriptionorg/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.30, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to bypass security-constraint checks by leveraging a previous setUserPrincipal call and then placing /j_security_check at the end of a URI.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs695250, 695251

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, jessie (security)6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)wheezy7.0.28-4+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)7.0.28-4+deb7u5fixed
jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)7.0.56-3+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid7.0.70-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.35-6medium695250
tomcat6sourcesqueeze6.0.35-1+squeeze3medium
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.28-4medium695251

Notes

DSA 2725

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