Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : tomcat6, tomcat7 vulnerabilities (USN-2130-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled certain inconsistent
HTTP headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to
conduct request smuggling attacks. (CVE-2013-4286)

It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled certain requests
submitted using chunked transfer encoding. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to cause the Tomcat server to stop responding, resulting in
a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4322)

It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly applied the
disableURLRewriting setting when handling a session id in a URL. A
remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to conduct session
fixation attacks. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
(CVE-2014-0033)

It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled malformed
Content-Type headers and multipart requests. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to cause the Tomcat server to stop responding, resulting
in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.10 and
Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2014-0050).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libtomcat6-java and / or libtomcat7-java packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72874 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65400
65767
65769
65773

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4286
CVE-2013-4322
CVE-2014-0033
CVE-2014-0050