Fedora 26 : 1:tomcat (2017-ef7c118dbc)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104505

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update includes a rebase from 8.0.46 up to 8.0.47 which resolves a single CVE along with various other bugs/features :

rhbz#1497682 CVE-2017-12617 tomcat: Remote Code Execution bypass for CVE-2017-12615

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Solution

Update the affected 1:tomcat package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-ef7c118dbc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104505

File Name: fedora_2017-ef7c118dbc.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/13

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:tomcat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/19

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Tomcat RCE via JSP Upload Bypass)

Elliot (Apache Tomcat for Windows HTTP PUT Method File Upload)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12615, CVE-2017-12617