FreeBSD : tomcat -- Remote Code Execution (c0dae634-4820-4505-850d-b1c975d0f67d)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103718
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
Descriptiontomcat developers reports :
When running Apache Tomcat versions 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0, 8.5.0 to 8.5.22, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.46 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.81 with HTTP PUTs enabled (e.g. via setting the readonly initialisation parameter of the Default servlet to false) it was possible to upload a JSP file to the server via a specially crafted request. This JSP could then be requested and any code it contained would be executed by the server.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.