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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tomcat8