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CVE-2017-12615 Scanner

Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in Apache Tomcat affects v. 7.0.0 to 7.0.79.


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Apache Tomcat (sometimes referred to simply as Tomcat) is a popular Java-based web server and servlet container that is used for serving dynamic webpages and web applications. It is a free and open-source software, providing a flexible and scalable environment for deploying Java web applications. Apache Tomcat provides various features like authentication, access control, virtual hosting, and many more, making it a popular choice among web developers and businesses.

One critical vulnerability that was detected in Apache Tomcat is the CVE-2017-12615 vulnerability. This vulnerability arises when a specially crafted HTTP PUT request is sent to the server with readonly initialization parameters of the default set to false. This can allow an attacker to upload a JSP file to the server that, when executed, can run malicious code on the server.

If exploited, this vulnerability can lead to significant security implications, including data theft, server takeover, and unauthorized access to sensitive information. Additionally, in some cases, the vulnerability could lead to a complete server compromise, leading to a significant impact on business productivity and financial loss.

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