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Ubuntu: USN-3665-1 (CVE-2017-12617): Tomcat vulnerabilities

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) October 03, 2017 June 08, 2018 June 08, 2018

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.

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References

Solution Reference

Java Security Update

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-libtomcat7-java

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