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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6325: Security patch for tomcat6,tomcat7,tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-764)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6325: Security patch for tomcat6,tomcat7,tomcat8 (ALAS-2016-764)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/11/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Tomcat package on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 through 7, JBoss Web Server 3.0, and JBoss EWS 2 uses weak permissions for (1) /etc/sysconfig/tomcat and (2) /etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging membership in the tomcat group.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat7
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat8

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat6
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat7
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tomcat8

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