Apache Tomcat HTTP PUT JSP File Upload RCE

high Nessus Plugin ID 105006
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An HTTP server running on the remote host is affected by a remote arbitrary file upload and execution vulnerability.


The HTTP server running on the remote host is affected by a flaw that allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to upload a JSP file and execute it.


Upgrade to Apache Tomcat versions 7.0.82, 8.0.47, 8.5.23, 9.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105006

File Name: tomcat_put_jsp.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 12/4/2017

Updated: 4/7/2021

Dependencies: http_methods.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12617


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: www/put_upload, www/delete_upload

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Tomcat RCE via JSP Upload Bypass)

Elliot (Apache Tomcat for Windows HTTP PUT Method File Upload)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12617

BID: 100954