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USN-3204-1: Tomcat vulnerability

20 February 2017

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

Releases

Packages

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 versions:

Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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

References