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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionDawid Golunski of LegalHackers discovered that the Tomcat init script performed unsafe file handling, which could result in local privilege escalation.
SolutionUpgrade the tomcat7 packages.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+deb8u4.