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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache Tomcat Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) Apache Tomcat Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038055
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038055
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6816   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 16 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.0 to 6.0.47, 7.0.0 to 7.0.72, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.38, 8.5.0 to 8.5.6, 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.M11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can conduct HTTP response splitting attacks.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL to cause the target server to return a split response. A remote user can exploit this to spoof content on the target server, attempt to poison any intermediate web caches, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Regis Leroy from Makina Corpus reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will cause arbitrary content to be displayed.

A remote user may be able to poison any intermediate web caches with arbitrary content.

Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix.

The Oracle Linux advisory is available at:

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0527.html

Vendor URL:  linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0527.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Oracle)
Underlying OS Comments:  6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 23 2016 Apache Tomcat Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting Attacks



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:07:06 -0700
Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2017-0527 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 tomcat6 security update

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2017-0527

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0527.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:

i386:
tomcat6-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
tomcat6-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm
tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-105.el6_8.noarch.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/tomcat6-6.0.24-105.el6_8.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[0:6.0.24-105]
- Related: rhbz#1402664 CVE-2016-6816 Adding system property from 
asfbz-60594 to allow use of some un-encoded characters
- Related: rhbz#1402664 CVE-2016-6816 Resolving a security regression 
(2017-6056) caused by CVE-2016-6816

[0:6.0.24-104]
- Related: rhbz#1402664 build. reverting ExcludeArch to fix composes

[0:6.0.24-102]
- Resolves: rhbz#1413589 CVE-2016-8745 tomcat6: tomcat: information 
disclosure due to incorrect Processor sharing
- Resolves: rhbz#1402664 CVE-2016-6816 tomcat6: tomcat: HTTP Request 
smuggling vulnerability due to permitting invalid character in HTTP requests


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