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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844680
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for tomcat6 (USN-3081-2)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat6'; package(s) announced via the USN-3081-2 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat6'
package(s) announced via the USN-3081-2 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Dawid Golunski discovered that the Tomcat init script incorrectly
handled creating log files. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to obtain root privileges. (CVE-2016-1240)

Affected Software/OS:
'tomcat6' package(s) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1240
BugTraq ID: 93263
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93263
Bugtraq: 20161001 CVE-2016-1240 - Tomcat packaging on Debian-based distros - Local Root Privilege Escalation (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539519/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-3669 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3669
Debian Security Information: DSA-3670 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3670
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40450/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-09
http://legalhackers.com/advisories/Tomcat-DebPkgs-Root-Privilege-Escalation-Exploit-CVE-2016-1240.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0455
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0455
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0456
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0456
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0457
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0457.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036845
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3081-1
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