Debian DLA-1453-1 : tomcat7 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111394

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

The host name verification in Tomcat when using TLS with the WebSocket client was missing. It is now enabled by default.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+really7.0.90-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat7 packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00047.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/tomcat7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111394

File Name: debian_DLA-1453.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet3.0-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet3.0-java-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtomcat7-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7-admin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7-docs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7-examples, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7-user, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8034