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CentOS: (CVE-2016-5425) CESA-2016:2046: tomcat

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CentOS: (CVE-2016-5425) CESA-2016:2046: tomcat

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/21/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Tomcat package on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, Fedora, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and possibly other Linux distributions uses weak permissions for /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/tomcat.conf, which allows local users to gain root privileges by leveraging membership in the tomcat group.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-tomcat
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-admin-webapps
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-docs-webapp
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-el-2-2-api
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-javadoc
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-jsp-2-2-api
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-jsvc
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-lib
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-servlet-3-0-api
  • centos-upgrade-tomcat-webapps

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