Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat7 (ALAS-2017-853)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101270

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Security constrained bypass in error page mechanism :

A vulnerability was discovered in the error page mechanism in Tomcat's DefaultServlet implementation. A crafted HTTP request could cause undesired side effects, possibly including the removal or replacement of the custom error page. (CVE-2017-5664)

Solution

Run 'yum update tomcat7' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-853.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101270

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-853.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/07

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-log4j, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-webapps, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5664

ALAS: 2017-853