Debian Security Advisory

DLA-753-1 tomcat7 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 845393, Bug 845425, Bug 846298.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9774.
More information:

Paul Szabo discovered a potential privilege escalation that could be exploited in the situation envisaged in DLA-622-1. This update also addresses several regressions stemming from incomplete fixes for CVE-2015-5345, CVE-2016-5018 and CVE-2016-6797.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 7.0.28-4+deb7u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 packages.

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