Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat on SL7.x x86_64 (20190806)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128266


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- tomcat: Incorrect handling of empty string URL in security constraints can lead to unintended exposure of resources (CVE-2018-1304)

- tomcat: Late application of security constraints can lead to resource exposure for unauthorised users (CVE-2018-1305)

- tomcat: Insecure defaults in CORS filter enable 'supportsCredentials' for all origins (CVE-2018-8014)

- tomcat: Host name verification missing in WebSocket client (CVE-2018-8034)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128266

File Name: sl_20190806_tomcat_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/27/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:tomcat-webapps, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1304, CVE-2018-1305, CVE-2018-8014, CVE-2018-8034