EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : tomcat (EulerOS-SA-2020-1645)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 137487
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the tomcat packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- When using the Apache JServ Protocol (AJP), care must be taken when trusting incoming connections to Apache Tomcat. Tomcat treats AJP connections as having higher trust than, for example, a similar HTTP connection. If such connections are available to an attacker, they can be exploited in ways that may be surprising. In Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.0.30, 8.5.0 to 8.5.50 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.99, Tomcat shipped with an AJP Connector enabled by default that listened on all configured IP addresses. It was expected (and recommended in the security guide) that this Connector would be disabled if not required. This vulnerability report identified a mechanism that allowed: - returning arbitrary files from anywhere in the web application - processing any file in the web application as a JSP Further, if the web application allowed file upload and stored those files within the web application (or the attacker was able to control the content of the web application by some other means) then this, along with the ability to process a file as a JSP, made remote code execution possible. It is important to note that mitigation is only required if an AJP port is accessible to untrusted users. Users wishing to take a defence-in-depth approach and block the vector that permits returning arbitrary files and execution as JSP may upgrade to Apache Tomcat 9.0.31, 8.5.51 or 7.0.100 or later. A number of changes were made to the default AJP Connector configuration in 9.0.31 to harden the default configuration. It is likely that users upgrading to 9.0.31, 8.5.51 or 7.0.100 or later will need to make small changes to their configurations.(CVE-2020-1938)

- When using FORM authentication with Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.29, 8.5.0 to 8.5.49 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.98 there was a narrow window where an attacker could perform a session fixation attack. The window was considered too narrow for an exploit to be practical but, erring on the side of caution, this issue has been treated as a security vulnerability.(CVE-2019-17563)

- When Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.28, 8.5.0 to 8.5.47, 7.0.0 and 7.0.97 is configured with the JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener, a local attacker without access to the Tomcat process or configuration files is able to manipulate the RMI registry to perform a man-in-the-middle attack to capture user names and passwords used to access the JMX interface. The attacker can then use these credentials to access the JMX interface and gain complete control over the Tomcat instance.(CVE-2019-12418)

- When using Apache Tomcat versions 10.0.0-M1 to 10.0.0-M4, 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.34, 8.5.0 to 8.5.54 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.103 if a) an attacker is able to control the contents and name of a file on the server and b) the server is configured to use the PersistenceManager with a FileStore and c) the PersistenceManager is configured with sessionAttributeValueClassNameFilter='null' (the default unless a SecurityManager is used) or a sufficiently lax filter to allow the attacker provided object to be deserialized and d) the attacker knows the relative file path from the storage location used by FileStore to the file the attacker has control over then, using a specifically crafted request, the attacker will be able to trigger remote code execution via deserialization of the file under their control.
Note that all of conditions a) to d) must be true for the attack to succeed.(CVE-2020-9484)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected tomcat packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e11ba541

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 137487

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-1645.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 6/17/2020

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/16/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12418, CVE-2019-17563, CVE-2020-1938, CVE-2020-9484