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security alert CVE-2018-8034

Apache Tomcat: Man-in-the-Middle via WebSocket Client

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can act as a Man-in-the-Middle via WebSocket Client on Apache Tomcat, in order to read or write data in the session.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 23/07/2018.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2018-AVI-584, cpuoct2019, CVE-2018-8034, DLA-1453-1, DLA-1491-1, DSA-4281-1, FEDORA-2018-b1832101b8, ibm10742719, openSUSE-SU-2018:2740-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3054-1, RHSA-2019:0130-01, RHSA-2019:0131-01, RHSA-2019:0450-01, RHSA-2019:0451-01, RHSA-2019:1159-01, RHSA-2019:1160-01, RHSA-2019:1161-01, RHSA-2019:1162-01, RHSA-2019:1529-01, RHSA-2019:2205-01, SUSE-SU-2018:2699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2, SUSE-SU-2018:3261-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3388-1, SYMSA1463, USN-3723-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26817.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can act as a Man-in-the-Middle via WebSocket Client on Apache Tomcat, in order to read or write data in the session.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as Tomcat, Blue Coat CAS, Debian, Fedora, QRadar SIEM, openSUSE Leap, Oracle DB, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet server.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat

Apache Tomcat: version 9.0.10.
The version 9.0.10 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 8.5.32.
The version 8.5.32 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 8.0.53.
The version 8.0.53 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi

Apache Tomcat: version 7.0.90.
The version 7.0.90 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/download-70.cgi

Debian 8: new tomcat7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tomcat7 7.0.56-3+really7.0.90-1

Debian 8: new tomcat8 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tomcat8 8.0.14-1+deb8u13

Debian 9: new tomcat8 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: tomcat8 8.5.14-1+deb9u3

Fedora 28: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: tomcat 8.5.32-1.fc28

IBM QRadar SIEM: patch for Tomcat.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: tomcat 9.0.10-lp150.2.3.2

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: tomcat 8.0.53-15.1

Oracle Database: CPU of October 2019.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2568292.1

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: version 6.4.22.
New packages are available for RHEL 5, RHEL 6 and RHEL 7, as indicated in information sources.

Red Hat JBoss Web Server: version 3.1.0 Service Pack 6.
The version 3.1.0 Service Pack 6 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Red Hat JBoss Web Server: version 5.0 Service Pack 2.
The version 5.0 Service Pack 2 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=webserver&downloadType=securityPatches

RHEL 7: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: tomcat 7.0.76-9.el7

RHEL 8: new pki-deps modules.
New modules are available, as indicated in information sources.

SUSE LE 12 RTM: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: tomcat 7.0.90-7.23.1

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: tomcat 8.0.53-10.35.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: tomcat 8.0.53-29.13.1

SUSE LE 15: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: tomcat 9.0.10-3.7.1

Symantec Content Analysis: solution for Tomcat.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Ubuntu: new tomcat7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: tomcat8 8.0.32-1ubuntu1.7
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: tomcat7 7.0.52-1ubuntu0.15
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