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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-5664

Apache Tomcat: error page tampering

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an HTTP error in Apache Tomcat, in order to corrupt the error page documents.
Impacted products: Tomcat, Debian, Fedora, Solaris, RHEL.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 06/06/2017.
Identifiers: bulletinjul2017, CVE-2017-5664, DLA-996-1, DSA-3891-1, DSA-3892-1, FEDORA-2017-63789c8c29, FEDORA-2017-e4638a345c, RHSA-2017:1801-01, RHSA-2017:1802-01, RHSA-2017:1809-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-22907.

Description of the vulnerability

The Apache Tomcat product offers a web service.

HTTP error pages may be customized. However, when the page content is provided by a static document instead of a servlet output, Tomcat allows to tamper with this source document.

An attacker can therefore trigger an HTTP error in Apache Tomcat, in order to corrupt the error page documents.
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