Debian: DSA-3788-1: tomcat8 security update

    Date13 Feb 2017
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a programming error in the processing of HTTPS requests in the Apache Tomcat servlet and JSP engine may result in denial of service via an infinite loop.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3788-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 13, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tomcat8
    CVE ID         : not yet available
    Debian Bug     : 851304
    
    It was discovered that a programming error in the processing of HTTPS
    requests in the Apache Tomcat servlet and JSP engine may result in
    denial of service via an infinite loop.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.14-1+deb8u7.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    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
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