USN-3027-1: Tomcat vulnerability
6 July 2016
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 traffic.
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.