Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title Tomcat vulnerabilities
Name USN-4128-1 First vendor Publication 2019-09-10
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-09-10
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat 8.

Software Description: - tomcat8: Servlet and JSP engine


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.

CVE-2019-0221, CVE-2019-10072

Package Information:

Original Source

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

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
33 % CWE-667 Insufficient Locking
33 % CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')
33 % CWE-79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 498

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Date Informations
2019-09-11 00:19:22
  • First insertion