CVE-2015-5174 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in RequestUtil.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.45, 7.x before 7.0.65, and 8.x before 8.0.27 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended SecurityManager restrictions and list a parent directory via a /.. (slash dot dot) in a pathname used by a web application in a getResource, getResourceAsStream, or getResourcePaths call, as demonstrated by the $CATALINA_BASE/webapps directory.


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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00047.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00069.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00082.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00085.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145974991225029&w=2
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135883/Apache-Tomcat-Limited-Directory-Traversal.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1435.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2045.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2599.html
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Feb/149
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1696281
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1696284
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1700897
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1700898
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1700900
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html Vendor Advisory 
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html Vendor Advisory 
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-8.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3530
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3552
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3609
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83329
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035070
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3024-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1432
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1433
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1434
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa118
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05054964
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05150442
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158626
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/37220405a377c0182d2afdbc36461c4783b2930fbeae3a17f1333113@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/39ae1f0bd5867c15755a6f959b271ade1aea04ccdc3b2e639dcd903b@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/b84ad1258a89de5c9c853c7f2d3ad77e5b8b2930be9e132d5cef6b95@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/b8a1bf18155b552dcf9a928ba808cbadad84c236d85eab3033662cfb@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r03c597a64de790ba42c167efacfa23300c3d6c9fe589ab87fe02859c@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r0b24f2c7507f702348e2c2d64e8a5de72bad6173658e8d8e45322ac2@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r15695e6203b026c9e9070ca9fa95fb17dd4cd88e5342a7dc5e1e7b85@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r1c62634b7426bee5f553307063457b99c84af73b078ede4f2592b34e@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r409efdf706c2077ae5c37018a87da725a3ca89570a9530342cdc53e4@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r587e50b86c1a96ee301f751d50294072d142fd6dc08a8987ae9f3a9b@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9136ff5b13e4f1941360b5a309efee2c114a14855578c3a2cbe5d19c@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd4863c79bf729aabb95571fd845a9ea4ee3ae3fcee48f35aba007350@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-09
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180531-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5174
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/15/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.