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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for tomcat6 (ALAS-2013-196) (CVE-2013-1976)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for tomcat6 (ALAS-2013-196) (CVE-2013-1976)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The (1) tomcat5, (2) tomcat6, and (3) tomcat7 init scripts, as used in the RPM distribution of Tomcat for JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.2 and 2.0.0, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, allow local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) tomcat5-initd.log, (b) tomcat6-initd.log, (c) catalina.out, or (d) tomcat7-initd.log.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-admin-webapps
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-docs-webapp
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-el-2-1-api
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-jsp-2-1-api
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-lib
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-servlet-2-5-api
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6-webapps

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