Debian DSA-4357-1 : libapache-mod-jk - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 119850
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Raphael Arrouas and Jean Lejeune discovered an access control bypass vulnerability in mod_jk, the Apache connector for the Tomcat Java servlet engine. The vulnerability is addressed by upgrading mod_jk to the new upstream version 1.2.46, which includes additional changes.

- https://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/miscellaneous/c hangelog.html#Changes_between_1.2.42_and_1.2.43
- https://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/miscellaneous/c hangelog.html#Changes_between_1.2.43_and_1.2.44

- https://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/miscellaneous/c hangelog.html#Changes_between_1.2.44_and_1.2.45

- https://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/miscellaneous/c hangelog.html#Changes_between_1.2.45_and_1.2.46

Solution

Upgrade the libapache-mod-jk packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.2.46-0+deb9u1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?13abf0c5

http://www.nessus.org/u?edeba873

http://www.nessus.org/u?35e6cbe4

http://www.nessus.org/u?6e79ddc0

http://www.nessus.org/u?cf94d944

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/libapache-mod-jk

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4357

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119850

File Name: debian_DSA-4357.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/24/2018

Updated: 3/25/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libapache-mod-jk, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11759

DSA: 4357