openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-2018-1504)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119540

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for tomcat to 9.0.12 fixes the following issues :

See the full changelog at:
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-9.0-doc/changelog.html#Tomcat_9.0.12_( markt)

Security issues fixed :

- 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-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b6d8ffdc

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1110850

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119540

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1504.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/10

Updated: 2019/01/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

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-4_0-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11784