openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2016-1456)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for tomcat fixes the following issues :

Feature changes :

The embedded Apache Commons DBCP component was updated to version 2.0.
(bsc#1010893 fate#321029)

Security fixes :

- CVE-2016-0762: Realm Timing Attack (bsc#1007854)

- CVE-2016-5018: Security Manager Bypass (bsc#1007855)

- CVE-2016-6794: System Property Disclosure (bsc#1007857)

- CVE-2016-6796: Security Manager Bypass (bsc#1007858)

- CVE-2016-6797: Unrestricted Access to Global Resources
(bsc#1007853)

- CVE-2016-8735: Remote code execution vulnerability in
JmxRemoteLifecycleListener (bsc#1011805)

- CVE-2016-6816: HTTP Request smuggling vulnerability due
to permitting invalid character in HTTP requests
(bsc#1011812)

Bug fixes :

- Enabled optional setenv.sh script. See section '(3.4)
Using the 'setenv' script' in
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/RUNNING.txt.
(bsc#1002639)

This update supplies the new packages apache-commons-pool2 and
apache-commons-dbcp in version 2 to allow tomcat to use the DBCP 2.0
interface.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/RUNNING.txt.
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1002639
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007853
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007854
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007855
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007857
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007858
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1010893
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1011805
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1011812
https://features.opensuse.org/321029

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95791 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0762
CVE-2016-5018
CVE-2016-6794
CVE-2016-6796
CVE-2016-6797
CVE-2016-6816
CVE-2016-8735

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