Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.59 / 8.0.x < 8.0.17 Security Manager Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8832

Synopsis

The remote web server is missing an Apache Tomcat patch update.

Description

Apache Tomcat 7.0.x before 7.0.59 or 8.0.x before 8.0.17 contains a flaw when handling expression language may allow an attacker to bypass the security manager protection. (CVE-2014-7810)

Solution

Update to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.59 or 8.0.17 or later.

See Also

https://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.59

https://tomcat.apache.org/security-8.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_8.0.17

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8832

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2015/07/24

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 8928, 8931

Nessus ID: 83764, 83765

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7810

BID: 74665