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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1609-1] libapache-mod-jk security update
18 December 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-11759
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Package : libapache-mod-jk
Version : 1.2.46-0+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-11759
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
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your libapache-mod-jk packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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