CVE-2018-11784

NameCVE-2018-11784
DescriptionWhen the default servlet in Apache Tomcat versions 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.11, 8.5.0 to 8.5.33 and 7.0.23 to 7.0.90 returned a redirect to a directory (e.g. redirecting to '/foo/' when the user requested '/foo') a specially crafted URL could be used to cause the redirect to be generated to any URI of the attackers choice.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1544-1, DLA-1545-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tomcat7 (PTS)jessie7.0.56-3+deb8u11vulnerable
jessie (security)7.0.56-3+really7.0.91-1fixed
stretch7.0.75-1fixed
tomcat8 (PTS)jessie8.0.14-1+deb8u11vulnerable
jessie (security)8.0.14-1+deb8u14fixed
stretch (security), stretch8.5.14-1+deb9u3vulnerable
buster8.5.35-2fixed
sid8.5.35-3fixed
tomcat9 (PTS)buster9.0.13-2fixed
sid9.0.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tomcat7source(unstable)7.0.72-3
tomcat7sourcejessie7.0.56-3+really7.0.91-1DLA-1544-1
tomcat8source(unstable)8.5.34-1
tomcat8sourcejessie8.0.14-1+deb8u14DLA-1545-1
tomcat8.0source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
tomcat9source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- tomcat9 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload to Debian)
tomcat8.0 builds only tomcat8.0-user and libtomcat8.0-java
Since 7.0.72-3, src:tomcat7 only builds the Servlet API
Fixed upstream in 9.0.12, 8.5.34, 7.0.91
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/23134c9b5a23892a205dc140cdd8c9c0add233600f76b313dda6bd75@%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://svn.apache.org/r1840055 (9.0.x)
https://svn.apache.org/r1840056 (8.5.x)
https://svn.apache.org/r1840057 (7.0.x)

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