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CVE-2016-6325 Detail

Description

The Tomcat package on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 through 7, JBoss Web Server 3.0, and JBoss EWS 2 uses weak permissions for (1) /etc/sysconfig/tomcat and (2) /etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging membership in the tomcat group.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/13/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2045.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2046.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0457.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93478
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0455
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0456
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1367447 Issue Tracking VDB Entry Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6325
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018