|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for tomcat6 RHSA-2014:1038-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat6'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'tomcat6'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServer
Pages (JSP) technologies.
It was found that several application-provided XML files, such as web.xml,
content.xml, *.tld, *.tagx, and *.jspx, resolved external entities,
permitting XML External Entity (XXE) attacks. An attacker able to deploy
malicious applications to Tomcat could use this flaw to circumvent security
restrictions set by the JSM, and gain access to sensitive information on
the system. Note that this flaw only affected deployments in which Tomcat
is running applications from untrusted sources, such as in a shared hosting
It was found that, in certain circumstances, it was possible for a
malicious web application to replace the XML parsers used by Apache Tomcat
to process XSLTs for the default servlet, JSP documents, tag library
descriptors (TLDs), and tag plug-in configuration files. The injected XML
parser(s) could then bypass the limits imposed on XML external entities
and/or gain access to the XML files processed for other web applications
deployed on the same Apache Tomcat instance. (CVE-2014-0119)
All Tomcat users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues. Tomcat must be
restarted for this update to take effect.
tomcat6 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4590|
BugTraq ID: 65768
Debian Security Information: DSA-3530 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBOV03503
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-0119
BugTraq ID: 67669
Bugtraq: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3552 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX03102
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT101681
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0675
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0720
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0765
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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