Arbitrary File Upload Affecting org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-util Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.0.0, 7.0.40)

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  • published

    25 Dec 2016

  • disclosed

    19 Jan 2014

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How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-util to version 7.0.40 or higher.


org.apache.tomcat:tomcat-util is a Common code shared by multiple Tomcat components.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Upload in certain situations involving outdated code and a custom JMX configuration, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by uploading and accessing a JSP file.