CVE-2016-8735

NameCVE-2016-8735
DescriptionRemote code execution is possible with Apache Tomcat before 6.0.48, 7.x before 7.0.73, 8.x before 8.0.39, 8.5.x before 8.5.7, and 9.x before 9.0.0.M12 if JmxRemoteLifecycleListener is used and an attacker can reach JMX ports. The issue exists because this listener wasn't updated for consistency with the CVE-2016-3427 Oracle patch that affected credential types.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-728-1, DLA-729-1, DSA-3738-1, DSA-3739-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs802312

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat6 (PTS)wheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb8u1fixed
tomcat7 (PTS)wheezy7.0.28-4+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)7.0.28-4+deb7u15fixed
jessie (security), jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u11fixed
stretch7.0.75-1fixed
buster, sid7.0.78-1fixed
tomcat8 (PTS)jessie8.0.14-1+deb8u10fixed
jessie (security)8.0.14-1+deb8u11fixed
stretch (security), stretch8.5.14-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid8.5.23-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat6source(unstable)6.0.41-3low
tomcat6sourcewheezy6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u3highDLA-728-1
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.72-3high
tomcat7sourcejessie7.0.56-3+deb8u6highDSA-3738-1
tomcat7sourcewheezy7.0.28-4+deb7u7highDLA-729-1
tomcat8source(unstable)8.0.39-1high
tomcat8sourcejessie8.0.14-1+deb8u5highDSA-3739-1
tomcat9ITP802312

Notes

Since 7.0.72-3, src:tomcat7 only builds the Servlet API
Since 6.0.41-3, src:tomcat6 only builds a servlet and docs in Jessie
Fixed by: http://svn.apache.org/r1767656 (8.0.x)
Fixed by: http://svn.apache.org/r1767676 (7.0.x)
Fixed by: http://svn.apache.org/r1767684 (6.0.x)

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