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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache Tomcat Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Tomcat Security Constraint Order of Processing May Let Remote Users Bypass Security Constraints on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040428
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1305   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 23 2018
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.0 to 7.0.84, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.49, 8.5.0 to 8.5.27, 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system in certain cases.

The system does not properly enforce security constraints that defined by annotations of Servlets in certain cases, depending on the order that Servlets are loaded. As a result, a remote user may be able to bypass security constraints to access ostensibly restricted resources on the target system.

The Apache Tomcat Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to bypass certain security constraint definitions to access resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.0.85, 8.0.50, 8.5.28, 9.0.5).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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