Security update for tomcat (important)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2016:3129-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2016-12-14T01:14:48


This update for Tomcat provides the following fixes:

Feature changes:

The embedded Apache Commons DBCP component was updated to version 2.0. (bsc#1010893 fate#321029)

Security fixes: - CVE-2016-0762: Realm Timing Attack (bsc#1007854) - CVE-2016-5018: Security Manager Bypass (bsc#1007855) - CVE-2016-6794: System Property Disclosure (bsc#1007857) - CVE-2016-6796: Manager Bypass (bsc#1007858) - CVE-2016-6797: Unrestricted Access to Global Resources (bsc#1007853) - CVE-2016-8735: Remote code execution vulnerability in JmxRemoteLifecycleListener (bsc#1011805) - CVE-2016-6816: HTTP Request smuggling vulnerability due to permitting invalid character in HTTP requests (bsc#1011812)

Bugs fixed: - Fixed StringIndexOutOfBoundsException in WebAppClassLoaderBase.filter(). (bsc#974407) - Fixed a deployment error in the examples webapp by changing the context.xml format to the new one introduced by Tomcat 8. (bsc#1004728) - Enabled optional script. See section '(3.4) Using the "setenv" script' in <a rel="nofollow" href=""></a>. (bsc#1002639) - Fixed regression caused by CVE-2016-6816.

This update supplies the new packages apache-commons-pool2 and apache-commons-dbcp in version 2 to allow tomcat to use the DBCP 2.0 interface.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.