Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2764-1 tomcat8 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Sep 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-41079.
- More information:
Apache Tomcat did not properly validate incoming TLS packets. When Tomcat was configured to use NIO+OpenSSL or NIO2+OpenSSL for TLS, a specially crafted packet could be used to trigger an infinite loop resulting in a denial of service.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 8.5.54-0+deb9u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.
For the detailed security status of tomcat8 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tomcat8
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