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An incorrectly documented CGI search algorithm was found in Apache Tomcat. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can cause denial of service.

Technical details

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.

NB: This vulnerability does not have any public CVSS rating, so rating can be changed by the time.

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CVE list

  • CVE-2017-15706

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