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Debian: CVE-2017-12617: tomcat7, tomcat8 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-12617: tomcat7, tomcat8 -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/25/2019
Modified
02/25/2019

Description

When running Apache Tomcat versions 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0, 8.5.0 to 8.5.22, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.46 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.81 with HTTP PUTs enabled (e.g. via setting the readonly initialisation parameter of the Default servlet to false) it was possible to upload a JSP file to the server via a specially crafted request. This JSP could then be requested and any code it contained would be executed by the server.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-tomcat7
  • debian-upgrade-tomcat8

References

  • debian-upgrade-tomcat7
  • debian-upgrade-tomcat8

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