[SECURITY] Fedora 22 Update: tomcat-7.0.68-3.fc22

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Fedora Update Notification
2016-03-25 18:27:58.250931

Name        : tomcat
Product     : Fedora 22
Version     : 7.0.68
Release     : 3.fc22
URL         : http://tomcat.apache.org/
Summary     : Apache Servlet/JSP Engine, RI for Servlet 3.0/JSP 2.2 API
Description :
Tomcat is the servlet container that is used in the official Reference
Implementation for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies.
The Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages specifications are developed by
Sun under the Java Community Process.

Tomcat is developed in an open and participatory environment and
released under the Apache Software License version 2.0. Tomcat is intended
to be a collaboration of the best-of-breed developers from around the world.

Update Information:

- Revert sysconfig migration changes, resolves: rhbz#1311771, rhbz#1311905 - Add
/etc/tomcat/conf.d/ with shell expansion support, resolves rhbz#1293636  ----  -
Load sysconfig from tomcat.conf, resolves: rhbz#1311771, rhbz#1311905 - Set
default javax.sql.DataSource factory to apache commons one, resolves
rhbz#1214381  ----  - Updated to 7.0.68 - Fix symlinks from $CATALINA_HOME/lib
perspective, resolves: rhbz#1308685 - Fix tomcat user shell, resolves
rhbz#1302718 - Remove log4j support. It has never been working actually. See
rhbz#1236297 - Move shipped config to /etc/sysconfig/tomcat.
/etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf can now be used to override it with shell expansion,
resolves rhbz#1293636 - Security fix for CVE-2016-0763

  [ 1 ] Bug #1311093 - CVE-2016-0763 tomcat: security manager bypass via setGlobalContext()

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update tomcat' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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