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Debian: Security update for Apache Tomcat

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Tomcat Servlet and JSP engine. It was discovered that the SecurityManager insufficiently restricted the working directory. It was discovered that the HTML manager interface is affected by cross-site scripting. It was discovered that NIO connector performs insufficient validation of the HTTP headers, which could lead to denial of service. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2160-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 13, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : tomcat6
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-3718 CVE-2011-0013 CVE-2011-0534
Debian Bug : 612257

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Tomcat Servlet and JSP
engine:

CVE-2010-3718

It was discovered that the SecurityManager insufficiently
restricted the working directory.

CVE-2011-0013

It was discovered that the HTML manager interface is affected
by cross-site scripting.

CVE-2011-0534

It was discovered that NIO connector performs insufficient
validation of the HTTP headers, which could lead to denial
of service.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by these issues.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 6.0.28-9+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 6.0.28-10.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat6 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org


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