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CVE-2012-3546

Severity

4.3

Description

org/apache/catalina/realm/RealmBase.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.30, when FORM authentication is used, allows remote attackers to bypass security-constraint checks by leveraging a previous setUserPrincipal call and then placing /j_security_check at the end of a URI.

Mitigation

We recommend upgrading to a version of this component that is not vulnerable to this specific issue.

Project

Apache Tomcat

Apache TomEE

Category
n/a
Tags
operational
functional
Date Disclosed

2012-12-19

Date Discovered

2012-06-14

Apache Tomcat 7.0.x

First release:
2011-01-14
First release:
2021-03-31
CVEs:
53
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax

Apache Tomcat 6.0.x

First release:
2007-02-28
First release:
2016-12-31
CVEs:
48
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax

Apache TomEE 1.0.x

First release:
2012-04-27
CVEs:
121
Support Lifecycle:
Namespace:
javax
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