CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 21, 2023
Updated: Jul 21, 2023


CVE-2023-34981 is a vulnerability found in Apache Tomcat versions 11.0.0-M5, 10.1.8, 9.0.74, and 8.5.88. The issue is a regression in the fix for bug 66512, which results in an information leak if a response does not contain any HTTP headers. This vulnerability allows at least one AJP proxy (mod_proxy_ajp) to use the headers from the previous request, potentially exposing sensitive information. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Apache Tomcat installations to versions that include the fix for this issue. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as high, with a CVSS base score of 7.5 out of 10, indicating a significant risk to confidentiality.

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