openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2018-325)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 108742

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for tomcat fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-1305: Fixed late application of security constraints that can lead to resource exposure for unauthorised users (bsc#1082481).

- CVE-2018-1304: Fixed incorrect handling of empty string URL in security constraints that can lead to unitended exposure of resources (bsc#1082480).

- CVE-2017-15706: Fixed incorrect documentation of CGI Servlet search algorithm that may lead to misconfiguration (bsc#1078677).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1078677

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1082480

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1082481

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108742

File Name: openSUSE-2018-325.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/30/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-el-3_0-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-embed, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-jsp-2_3-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-servlet-3_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15706, CVE-2018-1304, CVE-2018-1305