USN-4259-1: Apache Solr vulnerability

29 January 2020

Apache Solr could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Releases

Packages

  • lucene-solr - Full-text search engine library for Java - additional libraries

Details

Michael Stepankin and Olga Barinova discovered that Apache Solr was
vulnerable to an XXE attack. An attacker could use this vulnerability to
remotely execute code.

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