Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat8 (ALAS-2017-854)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101271

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 tomcat8' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-854.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101271

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-854.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/07

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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:tomcat8, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-log4j, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-servlet-3.1-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-webapps, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5664

ALAS: 2017-854