CVE-2017-12617

Public on 2017-10-26
Modified on 2017-10-26
Description
A vulnerability was discovered in Tomcat where if a servlet context was configured with readonly=false and HTTP PUT requests were allowed, an attacker could upload a JSP file to that context and achieve code execution.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat8 2017-10-26 16:29 ALAS-2017-913
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat80 2017-10-26 16:29 ALAS-2017-913
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat7 2017-10-26 16:29 ALAS-2017-913

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 6.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 8.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H