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Apache Tomcat Limited Directory Traversal Vulnerability - Feb16 (Windows) CVE-2015-5174

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
4.3
Vulnerability description

Apache Tomcat is prone to a limited directory traversal vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw is due to an improper validation of path while accessing resources via the ServletContext methods getResource(), getResourceAsStream() and getResourcePaths() the paths should be limited to the current web application. Successful exploitation will allow remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and list a parent directory.

Recommendation

Upgrade to version 6.0.45 or 7.0.65 or 8.0.27 or later.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Feb 25, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available