[SECURITY] [DSA 3669-1] tomcat7 security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-09-15T17:27:26


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3669-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff September 15, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : tomcat7 CVE ID : CVE-2016-1240

Dawid Golunski of LegalHackers discovered that the Tomcat init script performed unsafe file handling, which could result in local privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 packages.

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