Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat



Published: 2021-03-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-25122
CVE-2021-25329
CWE-ID CWE-399
CWE-502
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache Tomcat
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource management error

EUVDB-ID: #VU51014

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-25122

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper management of internal resources within the application when processing new h2c connection requests. A remote attacker can send specially crafted requests to the server and obtain contents of HTTP responses, served to other users.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Tomcat: 10.0.0 - 10.0.1, 9.0.0 - 9.0.42, 8.5.0 - 8.5.62, 8.0.0 - 8.0.53


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r7b95bc248603360501f18c8eb03bb6001ec0ee3296205b34b07105b7%40%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

EUVDB-ID: #VU51012

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-25329

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Note, the vulnerability exists due to incomplete fix for #VU28158 and requires a certain specific configuration.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Tomcat: 10.0.0 - 10.0.1, 9.0.0 - 9.0.42, 8.5.0 - 8.5.62, 8.0.0 - 8.0.53, 7.0.0 - 7.0.107


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfe62fbf9d4c314f166fe8c668e50e5d9dd882a99447f26f0367474bf%40%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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