The analysts at usd HeroLab examined the popular Open Source Web Server Apache Tomcat as part of their security analyses.
Two vulnerabilities were identified, which made it possible to obtain restricted write permissions and to perform XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attacks. The vulnerabilities were reported to the vendor as part of the Responsible Disclosure Policy. Detailed information about these two advisories can be found here.
About usd HeroLab Security Advisories
In order to protect businesses against hackers and criminals, we must ensure that our skills and knowledge are up to date at all times. Therefore, security research is just as important to our work as is building up a security community to promote an exchange of knowledge. After all, more security can only be achieved if many people take on the task.
We analyze attack scenarios, which are changing constantly, and publish a series of Security Advisories on current vulnerabilities and security issues – always in line with our Responsible Disclosure Policy.
Always in the name of our mission: “more security.”