Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x (noarch) (20170727)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 102032
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- 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)

- A vulnerability was discovered in Tomcat. When running an untrusted application under a SecurityManager it was possible, under some circumstances, for that application to retain references to the request or response objects and thereby access and/or modify information associated with another web application. (CVE-2017-5648)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f94e6bea

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102032

File Name: sl_20170727_tomcat_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/28/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-webapps, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5648, CVE-2017-5664