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RHSA-2013:0640: tomcat5 security update

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RHSA-2013:0640: tomcat5 security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/15/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container.It was found that when an application used FORM authentication, along withanother component that calls request.setUserPrincipal() before the call toFormAuthenticator#authenticate() (such as the Single-Sign-On valve), it waspossible to bypass the security constraint checks in the FORM authenticatorby appending "/j_security_check" to the end of a URL. A remote attackerwith an authenticated session on an affected application could use thisflaw to circumvent authorization controls, and thereby access resources notpermitted by the roles associated with their authenticated session.(CVE-2012-3546)Multiple weaknesses were found in the Tomcat DIGEST authenticationimplementation, effectively reducing the security normally provided byDIGEST authentication. A remote attacker could use these flaws to performreplay attacks in some circumstances. (CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886,CVE-2012-5887)Users of Tomcat should upgrade to these updated packages, which correctthese issues. Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-admin-webapps
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-common-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jasper
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jasper-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jsp-2-0-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jsp-2-0-api-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-server-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-servlet-2-4-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-servlet-2-4-api-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-webapps

References

  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-admin-webapps
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-common-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jasper
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jasper-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jsp-2-0-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-jsp-2-0-api-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-server-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-servlet-2-4-api
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-servlet-2-4-api-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5-webapps

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