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CVE-2016-6794 Detail

Current Description

When a SecurityManager is configured, a web application's ability to read system properties should be controlled by the SecurityManager. In Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M9, 8.5.0 to 8.5.4, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.36, 7.0.0 to 7.0.70, 6.0.0 to 6.0.45 the system property replacement feature for configuration files could be used by a malicious web application to bypass the SecurityManager and read system properties that should not be visible.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/10/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0457.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3720
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93943 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037143 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0455
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0456
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2247
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/09d2f2c65ac4ff5da42f15dc2b0f78b655e50f1a42e8a9784134a9eb@%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180605-0001/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6794
NVD Published Date:
08/10/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/05/2018