RHEL 7 : Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.6.0 Security release (Important) (RHSA-2021:4861)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 155756

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:4861 advisory.

- tomcat: JNDI realm authentication weakness (CVE-2021-30640)

- tomcat: HTTP request smuggling when used with a reverse proxy (CVE-2021-33037)

- tomcat: OutOfMemoryError caused by HTTP upgrade connection leak could lead to DoS (CVE-2021-42340)

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/287.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/444.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/772.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-30640

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-33037

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-42340

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4861

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1981533

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1981544

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2014356

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 155756

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-4861.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/1/2021

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30640

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-java-jdk11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-java-jdk8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-native, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-vault, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-vault-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-webapps

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30640, CVE-2021-33037, CVE-2021-42340

RHSA: 2021:4861

IAVA: 2021-A-0303-S, 2021-A-0479

CWE: 287, 444, 772