CVE-2016-5388 tomcat8


2018-03-03 05:03
CVE-2016-5388 tomcat7
CVE-2016-5388 tomcat6
2017-12-29 22:18
2017-06-18 07:38
2017-06-16 19:20
2017-04-01 19:31
2017-01-05 17:43


Apache Tomcat 7.x through 7.0.70 and 8.x through 8.5.4, when the CGI Servlet is enabled, follows RFC 3875 section 4.1.18 and therefore does not protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect an application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, aka an "httpoxy" issue. NOTE: the vendor states "A mitigation is planned for future releases of Tomcat, tracked as CVE-2016-5388"; in other words, this is not a CVE ID for a vulnerability.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
buster tomcat8 8.0.37-1
jessie tomcat8 None
sid tomcat8 8.0.37-1
stretch tomcat8 8.0.37-1