Fedora 22 : tomcat-7.0.68-3.fc22 (2016-e6651efbaf)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90229
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Revert sysconfig migration changes, resolves:
rhbz#1311771, rhbz#1311905 - Add /etc/tomcat/conf.d/ with shell expansion support, resolves rhbz#1293636 ----
- Load sysconfig from tomcat.conf, resolves:
rhbz#1311771, rhbz#1311905 - Set default javax.sql.DataSource factory to apache commons one, resolves rhbz#1214381 ---- - Updated to 7.0.68 - Fix symlinks from $CATALINA_HOME/lib perspective, resolves:
rhbz#1308685 - Fix tomcat user shell, resolves rhbz#1302718 - Remove log4j support. It has never been working actually. See rhbz#1236297 - Move shipped config to /etc/sysconfig/tomcat. /etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf can now be used to override it with shell expansion, resolves rhbz#1293636 - Security fix for CVE-2016-0763

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


Update the affected tomcat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90229

File Name: fedora_2016-e6651efbaf.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/28/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tomcat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:22

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0763