Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1609-1 libapache-mod-jk -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
17 Dec 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11759.
More information:

A vulnerability has been discovered in libapache-mod-jk, the Apache 2 connector for the Tomcat Java servlet engine.

The libapache-mod-jk connector is susceptible to information disclosure and privilege escalation because of a mishandling of URL normalization.

The nature of the fix required that libapache-mod-jk in Debian 8 Jessie be updated to the latest upstream release. For reference, the upstream changes associated with each release version are documented here:

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.46-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache-mod-jk packages.

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