Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

2014-12-15T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201412-29
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-03-20T00:00:00

Description

Background

Apache Tomcat is a Servlet-3.0/JSP-2.2 Container.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tomcat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition as well as obtain sensitive information, bypass protection mechanisms and authentication restrictions.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Tomcat 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/tomcat-6.0.41"

All Tomcat 7.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.56"