Apache Tomcat 9.0.0 < 9.0.10 Multiple Vulnerabilites

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111069

Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Apache Tomcat installed on the remote host is 9.0.x prior to 9.0.10. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
A security misconfiguration vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat prior to version 9.0.9 due to insecure default settings for the CORS filter (CVE-2018-8014).
A security misconfiguration vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat prior to version 9.0.10. Hostname validation was not enabled by default when using TLS with the WebSocket client (CVE-2018-8034).

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat prior to version 9.0.10 due to a race condition. If an async request was completed by the application at the same time as the container triggered the async timeout, this could lead to a user being sent the response of another user (CVE-2018-8037).

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 9.0.10 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a970ecaf

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f242e95

http://www.nessus.org/u?d5ab19d6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111069

File Name: tomcat_9_0_9.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/24/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8014

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/13/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8014, CVE-2018-8034, CVE-2018-8037

BID: 104203, 104894, 104895