Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3428-1 tomcat8 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Dec 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-7810.
- More information:
It was discovered that malicious web applications could use the Expression Language to bypass protections of a Security Manager as expressions were evaluated within a privileged code section.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 8.0.14-1+deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 8.0.21-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 8.0.21-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.