Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4596-1 tomcat8 -- security update

Date Reported:
27 Dec 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8014, CVE-2018-11784, CVE-2019-0199, CVE-2019-0221, CVE-2019-12418, CVE-2019-17563.
More information:

Several issues were discovered in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine, which could result in session fixation attacks, information disclosure, cross-site scripting, denial of service via resource exhaustion and insecure redirects.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 8.5.50-0+deb9u1. This update also requires an updated version of tomcat-native which has been updated to 1.2.21-1~deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.

For the detailed security status of tomcat8 please refer to its security tracker page at: