openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2018-1276)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118446

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for tomcat fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-11784: When the default servlet in Apache Tomcat returned a redirect to a directory (e.g.
redirecting to '/foo/' when the user requested '/foo') a specially crafted URL could be used to cause the redirect to be generated to any URI of the attackers choice. (bsc#1110850)

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=1110850

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118446

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1276.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/10/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11784