CentOS 7 : tomcat (CESA-2020:4004)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 141616

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:4004 advisory.

- tomcat: session fixation when using FORM authentication (CVE-2019-17563)

- tomcat: multiple requests with invalid payload length in a WebSocket frame could lead to DoS (CVE-2020-13935)

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 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4f9034e9

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/384.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141616

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-4004.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/10/20

Updated: 2020/11/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17563

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17563, CVE-2020-13935

RHSA: 2020:4004

CWE: 384, 400