星球 - USN-3081-1: Tomcat vulnerability

來自:Ubuntu security notices | 2016/9/24 4:42:54

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3081-1


19th September, 2016


tomcat6, tomcat7, tomcat8 vulnerability


A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
derivatives:




  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS





Summary


The system could be made to run programs as an administrator.





Software description





  • tomcat6
    - Servlet and JSP engine





  • tomcat7
    - Servlet and JSP engine





  • tomcat8
    - Servlet and JSP engine







Details


Dawid Golunski discovered that the Tomcat init script incorrectly handled
creating log files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
obtain root privileges. (CVE-2016-1240)



This update also reverts a change in behaviour introduced in USN-3024-1 by
setting mapperContextRootRedirectEnabled to True by default.



Update instructions


The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package version:




Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:




libtomcat8-java

8.0.32-1ubuntu1.2






tomcat8

8.0.32-1ubuntu1.2





Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:




tomcat7

7.0.52-1ubuntu0.7






libtomcat7-java

7.0.52-1ubuntu0.7





Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:




libtomcat6-java

6.0.35-1ubuntu3.8






tomcat6

6.0.35-1ubuntu3.8






To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.


In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.





References




CVE-2016-1240,

LP: 1609819