ESB-2018.3703 - [SUSE] tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-11-29

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              SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2: Security update for tomcat
                             29 November 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           tomcat
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Reduced Security         -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-8037 CVE-2018-8034 CVE-2018-8014

Reference:         ESB-2018.3274

Original Bulletin:

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for tomcat

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1067720 #1093697 #1102379 #1102400 #1102410 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-1336 CVE-2018-8014 CVE-2018-8034
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15

   An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one
   errata is now available.


   This update for tomcat to version 9.0.10 fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2018-1336: An improper handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with
     supplementary characters could have lead to an infinite loop in the
     decoder causing a Denial of Service (bsc#1102400).
   - CVE-2018-8014: Fix insecure default CORS filter settings (bsc#1093697).
   - CVE-2018-8034: The host name verification when using TLS with the
     WebSocket client was missing. It is now enabled by default (bsc#1102379).
   - CVE-2018-8037: If an async request was completed by the application at
     the same time as the container triggered the async timeout, a race
     condition existed that could have resulted in a user seeing a response
     intended for a different user. An additional issue was present in the
     NIO and NIO2 connectors that did not correctly track the closure of the
     connection when an async request was completed by the application and
     timed out by the container at the same time. This could also have
     resulted in a user seeing a response intended for another user

   Bug fixes:

   - Avoid overwriting of customer's configuration during update (bsc#1067720)
   - Disable adding OSGi metadata to JAR files

   - See changelog at

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2145=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):



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