Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat7 (ALAS-2018-1099)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118803

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

When the default servlet in Apache Tomcat versions 7.0.23 to 7.0.90 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.(CVE-2018-11784)

Solution

Run 'yum update tomcat7' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1099.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118803

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1099.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/08

Modified: 2018/11/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-log4j, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat7-webapps, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11784

ALAS: 2018-1099