CentOS 7 : tomcat (CESA-2018:2921)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118156
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for tomcat is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update 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.

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technologies.

Security Fix(es) :

* tomcat: A bug in the UTF-8 decoder can lead to DoS (CVE-2018-1336)

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

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118156

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2921.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1336

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1336

RHSA: 2018:2921