Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2160-1 tomcat6 -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 13 Feb 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 612257.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2010-3718, CVE-2011-0013, CVE-2011-0534.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Tomcat Servlet and JSP engine:
It was discovered that the SecurityManager insufficiently restricted the working directory.
It was discovered that the HTML manager interface is affected by cross-site scripting.
It was discovered that NIO connector performs insufficient validation of the HTTP headers, which could lead to denial of service.
The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by these issues.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0.28-9+squeeze1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0.28-10.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat6 packages.