Recommended update for tomcat

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for tomcat
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0415-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1111966 #1120745 #1123407
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has three recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for tomcat provides the following fixes:

  • Increase maximum number of threads and open files for tomcat. (bsc#1111966)
  • Require Java 1.8 or later. (bsc#1123407)
  • Fix tomcat-digest and tomcat-tool-wrapper classpath error. (bsc#1120745)
  • Improve MBeans for Endpoint instances (type ThreadPool in JMX) by using explicit declaration of attributes and operations rather than relying on introspection. Add a new MBean to expose the Socketproperties values.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-415=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • tomcat-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-admin-webapps-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-docs-webapp-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-el-3_0-api-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-javadoc-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-jsp-2_3-api-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-lib-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-servlet-4_0-api-9.0.12-3.5.2
    • tomcat-webapps-9.0.12-3.5.2