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    Debian: DSA-3447-1: tomcat7 security update

    Date 17 Jan 2016
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    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-3447-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 17, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat7
    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 oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 7.0.28-4+deb7u3. This update also provides fixes for
    CVE-2013-4444, CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0099, CVE-2014-0227 and
    CVE-2014-0230, which were all fixed for the stable distribution (jessie)
    already.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.0.56-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 7.0.61-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.0.61-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 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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