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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3447-1 (tomcat7 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

tomcat7 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

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.