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Vulnerability of Apache Tomcat: information disclosure via HTTP Request Line

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via HTTP Request Line of Apache Tomcat, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/11/2016.
Références of this alert: 1999395, 1999474, 1999478, 1999479, 1999488, 1999532, 1999671, cpuoct2017, CVE-2016-6816, DLA-728-1, DLA-729-1, DSA-3738-1, DSA-3739-1, FEDORA-2016-98cca07999, FEDORA-2016-9c33466fbb, FEDORA-2016-a98c560116, K50116122, KM03302206, NTAP-20180605-0001, NTAP-20180607-0001, NTAP-20180607-0002, NTAP-20180614-0001, openSUSE-SU-2016:3129-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:3144-1, RHSA-2017:0244-01, RHSA-2017:0245-01, RHSA-2017:0246-01, RHSA-2017:0247-01, RHSA-2017:0250-01, RHSA-2017:0455-01, RHSA-2017:0456-01, RHSA-2017:0457-01, RHSA-2017:0527-01, RHSA-2017:0935-01, SOL50116122, 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, VIGILANCE-VUL-21173.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via HTTP Request Line of Apache Tomcat, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Tomcat, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, HPE NNMi, QRadar SIEM, Snap Creator Framework, openSUSE Leap, Oracle DB, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

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

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 vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat

Apache Tomcat: version 8.5.8.
The version 8.5.8 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 8.0.39.
The version 8.0.39 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 7.0.73.
The version 7.0.73 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

Apache Tomcat: version 6.0.48.
The version 6.0.48 is fixed:
  http://tomcat.apache.org/

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+deb8u6

Debian 8: new tomcat8 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: tomcat8 8.0.14-1+deb8u5

F5 BIG-IP: solution for Tomcat.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Fedora: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 23: tomcat 8.0.39-1.fc23
  Fedora 24: tomcat 8.0.39-1.fc24
  Fedora 25: tomcat 8.0.39-1.fc25

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

Network Node Manager i: solution for Tomcat.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

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

Oracle Database: CPU of October 2017.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2296870.1

Red Hat JBoss EAP: version 6.4.13.
The version 6.4.13 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=appplatform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=6.4

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 6.8: new tomcat6 packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: tomcat6 6.0.24-105.el6_8

RHEL 7.3: new tomcat packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: tomcat 7.0.69-11.el7_3

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

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: 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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