Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1108-1 tomcat7 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12616.
- More information:
The Tomcat security team discovered that when using a VirtualDirContext it was possible to bypass security constraints and/or view the source code of JSPs for resources served by the VirtualDirContext using a specially crafted request.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 7.0.28-4+deb7u15.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 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