Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : tomcat7, tomcat8 vulnerability (USN-3787-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118068
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
DescriptionIt was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled returning redirects
to a directory. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue with a
specially crafted URL to redirect to arbitrary URIs.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.