Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : tomcat8 vulnerability (USN-3027-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 91968
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt 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.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected tomcat8 package.