Oracle Linux 7 : tomcat (ELSA-2020-0855)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134821

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:0855 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:0855 advisory.

- tomcat: Apache Tomcat AJP File Read/Inclusion Vulnerability (CVE-2020-1938)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-March/009751.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134821

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-0855.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2020

Updated: 3/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1938

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1938

RHSA: 2020:0855