Incorrectly Documented Search Algorithm Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,7.0.84) [8.0.0-RC1,8.0.48) [8.5.0,8.5.24) [9.0.0.M1,9.0.2)

  • Attack Complexity


Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • snyk-id


  • published

    11 Feb 2018

  • disclosed

    31 Jan 2018

  • credit

    Michael Grenier


org.apache.tomcat:tomcat is an open source implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Incorrectly Documented search algorithm. The documentation included an updated description of the search algorithm used by the CGI Servlet to identify which script to execute.


Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat to versions 9.0.2, 8.5.24, 8.0.48, 7.0.84 or higher.