Bug 623254 - upgrade to tomcat5-5.5.23-0jpp.9.el5_5 causes StackOverflowError
upgrade to tomcat5-5.5.23-0jpp.9.el5_5 causes StackOverflowError
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tomcat5 (Show other bugs)
5.5
x86_64 Linux
urgent Severity medium
: rc
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Assigned To: David Knox
qe-baseos-daemons
: ZStream
Depends On: 620996
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Reported: 2010-08-11 13:38 EDT by RHEL Product and Program Management
Modified: 2015-11-01 19:15 EST (History)
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Previously, when Tomcat was starting up, it failed to undeploy applications and returned a 'StackOverflowError' exception. This was caused by an infinite loop that eventually caused Tomcat to run out of memory. The infinite loop was a result of a faulty check that searched for directory traversal attempts in WAR archives. With this update, the undeploying of applications works as expected and no longer returns a stack overflow error.
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Last Closed: 2010-10-06 06:35:05 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2010:0744 normal SHIPPED_LIVE tomcat5 bug fix update 2010-10-06 06:34:52 EDT

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Description RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-08-11 13:38:34 EDT
This bug has been copied from bug #620996 and has been proposed
to be backported to 5.5 z-stream (EUS).
Comment 8 Martin Prpič 2010-10-06 05:46:59 EDT
    Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
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Previously, when Tomcat was starting up, it failed to undeploy applications and returned a 'StackOverflowError' exception. This was caused by an infinite loop that eventually caused Tomcat to run out of memory. The infinite loop was a result of a faulty check that searched for directory traversal attempts in WAR archives. With this update, the undeploying of applications works as expected and no longer returns a stack overflow error.
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2010-10-06 06:35:05 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2010-0744.html

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