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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs695250, 695251
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, sid7.0.56-3fixed

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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