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[SECURITY] [DSA 1447-1] New tomcat5.5 packages fix several vulnerabilities



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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1447-1                  security@xxxxxxxxxx
http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 03, 2008                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : tomcat5.5
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-3382 CVE-2007-3385 CVE-2007-3386 CVE-2007-5342 CVE-2007-5461

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Tomcat
servlet and JSP engine. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-3382

    It was discovered that single quotes (') in cookies were treated
    as a delimiter, which could lead to an information leak.

CVE-2007-3385

    It was discovered that the character sequence \" in cookies was
    handled incorrectly, which could lead to an information leak.

CVE-2007-3386
 
    It was discovered that the host manager servlet performed
    insufficient input validation, which could lead to cross-site
    scripting.

CVE-2007-5342

    It was discovered that the JULI logging component did not restrict
    its target path, resulting in potential denial of service through
    file overwrites.

CVE-2007-5461

    It was discovered that the WebDAV servlet is vulnerable to absolute
    path traversal.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.5.20-2etch1.

The old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain tomcat5.5.

The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat5.5 packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  4796377 5775bae8fac16a0e3a2c913c4768bb37
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1277 c2193e917dd759a50b8481177bfcef39
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    28422 6df1691cbea55b10e2d2d865b4b2983a

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/libtomcat5.5-java_5.5.20-2etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  2385530 5f6482d73f7507b5f2f050ea825ee800
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-webapps_5.5.20-2etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1472296 4bc554684655794b1d82db2160d67bea
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5_5.5.20-2etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    56744 a1de64bb115d03c4d33c28065e0c793a
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5-admin_5.5.20-2etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1162332 ab90aab000037913260361eec812c573


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
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