Amazon Linux AMI : tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-778)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95898

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2016-6816 tomcat: HTTP Request smuggling vulnerability due to permitting invalid character in HTTP requests

CVE-2016-8735 tomcat: Remote code execution vulnerability in JmxRemoteLifecycleListener

Solution

Run 'yum update tomcat8' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-778.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95898

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-778.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/16

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-log4j, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-servlet-3.1-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:tomcat8-webapps, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6816, CVE-2016-8735

ALAS: 2016-778