Ubuntu 4259-1: Apache Solr vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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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

Ubuntu 4259-1: Apache Solr vulnerability

January 29, 2020

Summary

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

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4259-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lucene-solr/3.6.2+dfsg-8ubuntu0.1

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