USN-3723-1: Tomcat vulnerabilities
25 July 2018
Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat.
It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled decoding certain
UTF-8 strings. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Tomcat to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-1336)
It was discovered that the Tomcat WebSocket client incorrectly performed
hostname verification. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
intercept sensitive information. (CVE-2018-8034)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4791-1: tomcat7-docs, tomcat7-admin, libtomcat7-java, libservlet3.0-java, tomcat7-examples, tomcat7-user, tomcat7-common, tomcat7, libservlet3.0-java-doc