Debian DLA-232-1 : tomcat6 security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 83887
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe following vulnerabilities were found in Apache Tomcat 6 :
The Tomcat security team identified that it was possible to conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks or cause a DoS by streaming malformed data.
[email protected], from the Baidu Security Team, disclosed that it was possible to cause a limited DoS attack by feeding data by aborting an upload.
The Tomcat security team identified that malicious web applications could bypass the Security Manager by the use of expression language.
For Debian 6 'Squeeze', these issues have been fixed in tomcat6 version 6.0.41-2+squeeze7.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.