Debian: DSA-2401-1: tomcat6 security update

    Date02 Feb 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in Tomcat, a servlet and JSP engine: CVE-2011-1184 CVE-2011-5062 CVE-2011-5063 CVE-2011-5064
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2401-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    	
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 02, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat6
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1184 CVE-2011-2204 CVE-2011-2526 CVE-2011-3190 
                     CVE-2011-3375 CVE-2011-4858 CVE-2011-5062 CVE-2011-5063 
                     CVE-2011-5064 CVE-2012-0022 
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in Tomcat, a servlet and JSP 
    engine:
    
    CVE-2011-1184 CVE-2011-5062 CVE-2011-5063 CVE-2011-5064
    
       The HTTP Digest Access Authentication implementation performed
       insufficient countermeasures against replay attacks.
    
    CVE-2011-2204
    
       In rare setups passwords were written into a logfile.
    
    CVE-2011-2526
       
       Missing input sanisiting in the HTTP APR or HTTP NIO connectors
       could lead to denial of service.
    
    CVE-2011-3190
    
       AJP requests could be spoofed in some setups.
    
    CVE-2011-3375
    
       Incorrect request caching could lead to information disclosure.
    
    CVE-2011-4858 CVE-2012-0022
    
       This update adds countermeasures against a collision denial of 
       service vulnerability in the Java hashtable implementation and
       addresses denial of service potentials when processing large
       amounts of requests.
    
    Additional information can be 
    found at http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html 
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6.0.35-1+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6.0.35-1.
    
    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/
    
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