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USN-3027-1: Tomcat vulnerability

6 July 2016

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

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that the Tomcat Fileupload library incorrectly handled
certain upload requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3024-1: tomcat6, libtomcat7-java, tomcat7-admin, tomcat7-docs, tomcat7-examples, tomcat7-common, tomcat7-user, libtomcat6-java, tomcat7, libservlet3.0-java, libservlet3.0-java-doc