Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3754-1 tomcat7 -- security update

Date Reported:
08 Jan 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8745.
More information:

It was discovered that incorrect error handling in the NIO HTTP connector of the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine could result in information disclosure.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 packages.