Apache Tomcat WAR file directory traversal vulnerability

Description

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Apache Tomcat is prone to a directory-traversal vulnerability because the application fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied input. Exploiting this issue allows attackers to delete or overwrite arbitrary files within the context of the web-server.

Affected Apache Tomcat version (5.5.0 - 5.5.28).
Affected Apache Tomcat version (6.0.0 - 6.0.20).

Remediation

Upgrade Apache Tomcat to the latest version.

References