Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title Tomcat vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-4128-1First vendor Publication2019-09-10
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-09-10
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat 8.

Software Description: - tomcat8: Servlet and JSP engine

Details:

It was discovered that the Tomcat 8 SSI printenv command echoed user provided data without escaping it. An attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an XSS attack. (CVE-2019-0221)

It was discovered that Tomcat 8 did not address HTTP/2 connection window exhaustion on write while addressing CVE-2019-0199. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-10072)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libtomcat8-java 8.5.39-1ubuntu1~18.04.3
tomcat8 8.5.39-1ubuntu1~18.04.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libtomcat8-java 8.0.32-1ubuntu1.10
tomcat8 8.0.32-1ubuntu1.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4128-1
CVE-2019-0221, CVE-2019-10072

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tomcat8/8.5.39-1ubuntu1~18.04.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tomcat8/8.0.32-1ubuntu1.10

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4128-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
67 %CWE-400Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')
33 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application184

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DateInformations
2019-09-11 00:19:22
  • First insertion