[USN-3027-1] Tomcat vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Jul 6 18:19:50 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3027-1
July 06, 2016

tomcat8 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


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

Software Description:
- tomcat8: Servlet and JSP engine


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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  tomcat8                         8.0.32-1ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:

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