Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1491-1 tomcat8 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1336, CVE-2018-8034.
- More information:
Two security issues have been discovered in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine.
An improper handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with supplementary characters can lead to an infinite loop in the decoder causing a Denial of Service.
The host name verification when using TLS with the WebSocket client was missing. It is now enabled by default.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 8.0.14-1+deb8u13.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 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