RHEL 5 / 6 : JBoss Web Server (RHSA-2013:0268)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76235
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Synopsis

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

Description

Updated tomcat7 packages that fix one security issue are now available for JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2.0.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container.

It was found that sending a request without a session identifier to a protected resource could bypass the Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) prevention filter. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform CSRF attacks against applications that rely on the CSRF prevention filter and do not contain internal mitigation for CSRF.
(CVE-2012-4431)

Warning: Before applying the update, back up your existing JBoss Enterprise Web Server installation (including all applications and configuration files).

Users of Tomcat should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue. Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013:0268

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4431

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76235

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-0268.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/26/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-el-1.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-log4j, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tomcat7-webapps, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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: 2/19/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4431

BID: 56814

RHSA: 2013:0268