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CVE-2017-15706 Detail

Current Description

As part of the fix for bug 61201, the documentation for Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M22 to 9.0.1, 8.5.16 to 8.5.23, 8.0.45 to 8.0.47 and 7.0.79 to 7.0.82 included an updated description of the search algorithm used by the CGI Servlet to identify which script to execute. The update was not correct. As a result, some scripts may have failed to execute as expected and other scripts may have been executed unexpectedly. Note that the behaviour of the CGI servlet has remained unchanged in this regard. It is only the documentation of the behaviour that was wrong and has been corrected.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/31/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103069
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/e1ef853fc0079cdb55befbd2dac042934e49288b476d5f6a649e5da2@%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3665-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard (CWE-358)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15706
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/31/2018