Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1021-1 jetty8 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Jul 2017
Affected Packages:
jetty8
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 864898.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9735.
More information:

It was discovered that Jetty8, a Java servlet engine and webserver, was vulnerable to a timing attack which might reveal cryptographic credentials such as passwords to a local user.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 8.1.3-4+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your jetty8 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS