openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2017-586)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100204
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for tomcat fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-5647 Pipelined requests could lead to information disclosure (bsc#1033448)

- CVE-2017-5648 Untrusted application could retain listener leading to information disclosure (bsc#1033447)

- CVE-2016-8745 shared Processor on Connector code could lead to information disclosure (bsc#1015119)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update and SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update projects.


Update the affected tomcat packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100204

File Name: openSUSE-2017-586.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-el-3_0-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-embed, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-jsp-2_3-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-servlet-3_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8745, CVE-2017-5647, CVE-2017-5648