Amazon Linux 2 : tomcat (ALAS-2018-1105)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118836

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

An improper handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with supplementary characters can lead to an infinite loop in the decoder causing a Denial of Service.(CVE-2018-1336)

Solution

Run 'yum update tomcat' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1105.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118836

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1105.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2018

Updated: 4/14/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat-admin-webapps

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1336

ALAS: 2018-1105