Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x (noarch) (20170802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102664

Synopsis

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

Description

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
tomcat (7.0.76).

Security Fix(es) :

- The Realm implementations did not process the supplied password if the supplied user name did not exist. This made a timing attack possible to determine valid user names. Note that the default configuration includes the LockOutRealm which makes exploitation of this vulnerability harder. (CVE-2016-0762)

- It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via a Tomcat utility method that was accessible to web applications.
(CVE-2016-5018)

- It was discovered that when a SecurityManager was configured, Tomcat's system property replacement feature for configuration files could be used by a malicious web application to bypass the SecurityManager and read system properties that should not be visible.
(CVE-2016-6794)

- It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet.
(CVE-2016-6796)

- It was discovered that it was possible for a web application to access any global JNDI resource whether an explicit ResourceLink had been configured or not.
(CVE-2016-6797)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a41e7848

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102664

File Name: sl_20170802_tomcat_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Updated: 2020/02/25

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: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: 2017/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0762, CVE-2016-5018, CVE-2016-6794, CVE-2016-6796, CVE-2016-6797