Debian: DSA-3428-1: tomcat8 security update

    Date18 Dec 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that malicious web applications could use the Expression Language to bypass protections of a Security Manager as expressions were evaluated within a privileged code section.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3428-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 18, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat8
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-7810
    
    It was discovered that malicious web applications could use the
    Expression Language to bypass protections of a Security Manager as
    expressions were evaluated within a privileged code section.
              
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.14-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 8.0.21-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.21-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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