USN-3787-1: Tomcat vulnerability

10 October 2018

Tomcat could be made to redirect to arbitrary locations.

Releases

Packages

Details

It 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.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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