Apache Tomcat HTTP PUT JSP File Upload RCE

High Nessus Plugin ID 105006


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: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2017/12/04

Updated: 2018/08/01

Dependencies: 10498

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2017/10/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/03

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