Debian DLA-232-1 : tomcat6 security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 83887
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

The following vulnerabilities were found in Apache Tomcat 6 :

CVE-2014-0227

The Tomcat security team identified that it was possible to conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks or cause a DoS by streaming malformed data.

CVE-2014-0230

[email protected], from the Baidu Security Team, disclosed that it was possible to cause a limited DoS attack by feeding data by aborting an upload.

CVE-2014-7810

The Tomcat security team identified that malicious web applications could bypass the Security Manager by the use of expression language.

For Debian 6 'Squeeze', these issues have been fixed in tomcat6 version 6.0.41-2+squeeze7.

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/2015/05/msg00016.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/tomcat6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83887

File Name: debian_DLA-232.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/29/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet2.4-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet2.5-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libservlet2.5-java-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtomcat6-java, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-admin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-docs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-examples, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-extras, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat6-user, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0227, CVE-2014-0230, CVE-2014-7810

BID: 72717, 74475, 74665