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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                ESB-2008.0015 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux][Debian]
             New tomcat5 packages fix several vulnerabilities
                              8 January 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              tomcat5
Publisher:            Debian
Operating System:     Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Inappropriate Access
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-5461 CVE-2007-3385 CVE-2007-3382

Ref:                  ESB-2008.0008

Original Bulletin:    http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1453

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
         running tomcat check for an updated version of the software for
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1453-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 07, 2008                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : tomcat5
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-3382 CVE-2007-3385 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:


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


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


    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 5.0.30-12etch1.

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

The unstable distribution (sid) no longer contains tomcat5.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat5 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:

    Size/MD5 checksum:    30232 4d49cb48fcbd1ffde3e1ab59751ea567
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1343 986018050a2272e753d5ef8db7994524
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3594081 0bf81a5293246aa509a3bfa1afeb3920

Architecture independent packages:

    Size/MD5 checksum:    45488 cb4b3ac3e28f621d70fa4a8098e8b1ac
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3662182 f909205ef2d99e1343a2c54e06a40ba4
    Size/MD5 checksum:   402176 4811ece0563a742982ecd7ffe0cd44b1
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1121936 14ed52052f9cc573fdf0648162370745

  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@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)


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