Incorrectly Documented Search Algorithm Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat 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)


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
5.3 medium
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RHEL
0 info

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHETOMCAT-32068
  • published 11 Feb 2018
  • disclosed 31 Jan 2018
  • credit Michael Grenier

How to fix?

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

Overview

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.