[USN-3204-1] Tomcat vulnerability
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Mon Feb 20 18:43:32 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3204-1
February 20, 2017
tomcat6, tomcat7 vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Tomcat could be made to consume resources if it received specially crafted
- tomcat7: Servlet and JSP engine
- tomcat6: Servlet and JSP engine
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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