Debian DSA-3552-1 : tomcat7 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 90552
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine, which may result in information disclosure, the bypass of CSRF protections and bypass of the SecurityManager.

Solution

Upgrade the tomcat7 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 7.0.28-4+deb7u4. This update also fixes CVE-2014-0119 and CVE-2014-0096.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 7.0.56-3+deb8u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-0119

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-0096

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/tomcat7

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/tomcat7

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3552

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90552

File Name: debian_DSA-3552.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tomcat7, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5174, CVE-2015-5345, CVE-2015-5346, CVE-2015-5351, CVE-2016-0706, CVE-2016-0714, CVE-2016-0763

DSA: 3552