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Sun Microsystems, Inc. Security Bulletin
Bulletin Number: #00197
Date: August 23, 2000
Cross-Ref: Foundstone Advisory FS-082200-11-JWS
Title: Java Web Server
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1. Bulletins Topics
Sun announces the release of patches for Java Web Server 2.0 and 1.1.3
which relate to a vulnerability with the administration module.
Sun recommends that you install the patches listed in section 4
immediately on systems running Java Web Server.
2. Who is Affected
Vulnerable: All versions of Java Web Server
3. Understanding the Vulnerability
It is possible to use the administration module to invoke servlets
on a Java Web Server. With carefully crafted JSP tags it is possible
to execute arbitrary commands on the Web Server.
4. List of Patches
The following patches are available in relation to the above problem.
For Java Web Server 1.1.1 or 1.1.2, first upgrade the Java Web Server
and then install the appropriate patch.
Java Web Server Version Patch ID
1.1.3 Patch 3
2.0 Patch 3
Patches are available at:
Sun acknowledges, with thanks, Foundstone, Inc. for bringing this
vulnerability to our attention.
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