Comment 6 for bug 1663318

Mark Thomas (asfmarkt) wrote :

This is

It wasn't handled as a security issue at the time. I suspect because it wasn't clear what was triggering the loop.

The fix is (for 7.0.x):

This looks like it needs to be reported to the Debian folks. The Debian maintainer for Tomcat has recently been made a Tomcat committer. I'll ping him.