Apache Tomcat 8.5.42 released

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Changelog Apache Tomcat 8.5.42

Catalina

  • Add:  57287: Add file sorting to DefaultServlet (schultz)
  • Fix:  Ensure that the default servlet reads the entire global XSLT file if one is defined. Identified by Coverity Scan. (markt)
  • Fix:  Avoid potential NullPointerException when generating an HTTP Allow header. Identified by Coverity Scan. (markt)
  • Add:  Remove any fragment included in the target path used to obtain a RequestDispatcher. The requested target path is logged as a warning since this is an application error. (markt)

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