Ubuntu 4259-1: Apache Solr vulnerability

    Date 29 Jan 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Apache Solr could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4259-1
    January 29, 2020
    
    Apache Solr vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Apache Solr could be made to run programs if it received
    specially crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - lucene-solr: Full-text search engine library for Java - additional libraries
    
    Details:
    
    Michael Stepankin and Olga Barinova discovered that Apache Solr was
    vulnerable to an XXE attack. An attacker could use this vulnerability to
    remotely execute code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      liblucene3-contrib-java         3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
      liblucene3-java                 3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
      libsolr-java                    3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
      solr-common                     3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
      solr-jetty                      3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
      solr-tomcat                     3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4259-1
      CVE-2017-12629
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lucene-solr/3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1
    
    

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