Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3447-1 tomcat7 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Jan 2016
- 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 oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.28-4+deb7u3. This update also provides fixes for CVE-2013-4444, CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0099, CVE-2014-0227 and CVE-2014-0230, which were all fixed for the stable distribution (jessie) already.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.61-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.61-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 packages.