Debian LTS: Security Advisory for tomcat8 (DLA-2286-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat8' package(s) announced via the DLA-2286-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several security vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Tomcat servlet and JSP engine. CVE-2020-13934 An h2c direct connection to Apache Tomcat did not release the HTTP/1.1 processor after the upgrade to HTTP/2. If a sufficient number of such requests were made, an OutOfMemoryException could occur leading to a denial of service. CVE-2020-13935 The payload length in a WebSocket frame was not correctly validated in Apache Tomcat. Invalid payload lengths could trigger an infinite loop. Multiple requests with invalid payload lengths could lead to a denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'tomcat8' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 8.5.54-0+deb9u3. We recommend that you upgrade your tomcat8 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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