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Vulnerability of Apache Tomcat: five vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Apache Tomcat.
Vulnerable products: Tomcat, Debian, Fedora, QRadar SIEM, Snap Creator Framework, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 5.
Creation date: 27/10/2016.
Références of this bulletin: 1999395, 1999474, 1999478, 1999479, 1999488, 1999532, 1999671, bulletinoct2016, CVE-2016-0762, CVE-2016-5018, CVE-2016-6794, CVE-2016-6796, CVE-2016-6797, DLA-728-1, DLA-729-1, DSA-3720-1, DSA-3721-1, FEDORA-2016-4094bd4ad6, FEDORA-2016-c1b01b9278, NTAP-20180605-0001, NTAP-20180607-0001, NTAP-20180607-0002, NTAP-20180614-0001, openSUSE-SU-2016:3129-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:3144-1, RHSA-2017:0455-01, RHSA-2017:0456-01, RHSA-2017:0457-01, RHSA-2017:1548-01, RHSA-2017:1549-01, RHSA-2017:1550-01, RHSA-2017:1551-01, RHSA-2017:1552-01, RHSA-2017:1658-01, RHSA-2017:1659-01, RHSA-2017:2247-01, SUSE-SU-2016:3079-1, SUSE-SU-2016:3081-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1632-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1660-1, USN-3177-1, USN-3177-2, USN-4557-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-20976.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Apache Tomcat.

An attacker can bypass security features via SecurityManager, in order to escalate his privileges. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-5018]

An attacker can bypass security features via Realm Timing, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-0762]

An attacker can bypass security features via System Property, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-6794]

An attacker can bypass security features via SecurityManager, in order to escalate his privileges. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-6796]

An attacker can bypass security features via Global Resources, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-6797]
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Tomcat, Debian, Fedora, QRadar SIEM, Snap Creator Framework, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

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

This bulletin is about 5 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Apache Tomcat: version 8.5.5.
The version 8.5.5 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi

Apache Tomcat: version 8.0.37.
The version 8.0.37 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/download-80.cgi

Apache Tomcat: version 7.0.72.
The version 7.0.72 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 6.0.47.
The version 6.0.47 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/download-60.cgi

Debian 7: new tomcat6 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: tomcat6 6.0.45+dfsg-1~deb7u3

Debian 7: new tomcat7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: tomcat7 7.0.28-4+deb7u7

Debian 8: new tomcat7 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tomcat7 7.0.56-3+deb8u5

Debian 8: new tomcat8 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tomcat8 8.0.14-1+deb8u4

Fedora: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 23: tomcat 8.0.38-1.fc23
  Fedora 24: tomcat 8.0.38-1.fc24

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence: solution.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM QRadar SIEM: version 7.2.8 Patch 4.
The version 7.2.8 Patch 4 is fixed:
  https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?product=ibm/Other+software/IBM+Security+QRadar+SIEM&release=7.2.0&platform=Linux&function=fixId&fixids=7.2.8-QRADAR-QRSIEM-20170224202650&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=http&source=fc

openSUSE Leap: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: tomcat 8.0.36-4.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: tomcat 8.0.32-11.1

Red Hat JBoss EAP: version 6.4.16.
The version 6.4.16 is fixed.

Red Hat JBoss Web Server: version 3.1.0.
The version 3.1.0 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?downloadType=distributions&product=webserver&version=3.1.0

RHEL 7: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: tomcat 7.0.76-2.el7

Snap Creator Framework: patch for Tomcat.
A patch is available:
  https://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/snapcreator_framework/4.3.1P1/

Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2016 v4.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

SUSE LE 11: new tomcat6 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP3: tomcat6 6.0.53-0.56.1
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: tomcat6 6.0.53-0.56.1

SUSE LE 12: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: tomcat 8.0.32-10.13.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: tomcat 8.0.36-17.1

SUSE LE 12 RTM: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: tomcat 7.0.78-7.13.4

Ubuntu 16.04: new libservlet2.5-java packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libservlet2.5-java 6.0.45+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.10: tomcat8 8.0.37-1ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: tomcat8 8.0.32-1ubuntu1.3
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: tomcat7 7.0.52-1ubuntu0.9
  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: tomcat6 6.0.35-1ubuntu3.10
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