Debian DLA-2407-1 : tomcat8 security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 141466

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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that there was an issue in Apache Tomcat 8, the Java application server. An excessive number of concurrent streams could have resulted in users seeing responses for unexpected resources.

For Debian 9 'Stretch', this problem has been fixed in version 8.5.54-0+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.

For the detailed security status of tomcat8 please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tomcat8

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/10/msg00019.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/tomcat8

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/tomcat8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141466

File Name: debian_DLA-2407.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/10/15

Updated: 2020/10/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet3.1-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet3.1-java-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtomcat8-embed-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtomcat8-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8-admin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8-docs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8-examples, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat8-user, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-13943

IAVA: 2020-A-0465