USN-3204-1: Tomcat vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3204-1

20th February, 2017

tomcat6, tomcat7 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

Tomcat could be made to consume resources if it received specially crafted
network traffic.

Software description

  • tomcat6
    – Servlet and JSP engine

  • tomcat7
    – Servlet and JSP engine

Details

It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Tomcat to consume
resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package version:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
tomcat7

7.0.52-1ubuntu0.10
libtomcat7-java

7.0.52-1ubuntu0.10
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
libtomcat6-java

6.0.35-1ubuntu3.11
tomcat6

6.0.35-1ubuntu3.11

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2017-6056


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3204-1: Tomcat vulnerability.
This full article can be read at: USN-3204-1: Tomcat vulnerability.

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