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Bug 589228 (CVE-2016-5388)

Summary: <www-servers/tomcat-{7.0.73,8.0.37,8.5.5}: HTTPoxy (CVE-2016-5388)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Aaron Bauman <bman>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: java
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B4 [noglsa]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 598324    
Bug Blocks: 589224    

Description Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2016-07-20 12:46:05 UTC
HTTPoxy vulnerability
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-07-20 12:46:30 UTC
CVE-2016-5388 (
  Apache Tomcat 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.
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2016-11-19 16:12:40 UTC
v8.5.x branch was fixed via v8.5.5 in

v8.0.x branch was fixed via v8.0.37 in

We are only missing a bump for v7.0.x branch.

@ Maintainer(s): Are you going to bump >=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.72 as well?
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2016-12-09 16:06:57 UTC
Stabilization of remaining tomcat-7.x happens in bug 598324.