RHEL 6 / 7 : Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 Service Pack 1 (RHSA-2018:2868)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117912


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 for RHEL 6 and Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 for RHEL 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this release as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Red Hat JBoss Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache Tomcat Servlet container, JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), the PicketLink Vault extension for Apache Tomcat, and the Tomcat Native library.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 Service Pack 1 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0, and includes bug fixes, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.

Security Fix(es) :

* tomcat: Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-8037)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117912

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2868.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/4/2018

Updated: 2/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8037


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11784, CVE-2018-8037

RHSA: 2018:2868