CentOS 7 : tomcat (CESA-2019:2205)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128376
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for tomcat is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technologies.

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)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?aa51c586

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128376

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-2205.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/30/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8014

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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:centos:centos:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/23/2018

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:2205