Ubuntu: Security Advisory for tomcat8 (USN-4251-1)

Published: 2020-01-28 04:00:15
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat8' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4251-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled the RMI Windows Registry when configured with the JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain credentials and gain complete control over the Tomcat instance. (CVE-2019-12418) It was discovered that Tomcat incorrectly handled FORM authentication. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a session fixation attack. (CVE-2019-17563)

Affected Versions:
'tomcat8' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)




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