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Vulnerability of Apache Tomcat: information disclosure via User Sessions Reuse

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via User Sessions Reuse of Apache Tomcat, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable systems: Tomcat, Debian, Fedora, QRadar SIEM, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 23/07/2018.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2018-AVI-356, CERTFR-2018-AVI-584, CVE-2018-8037, DSA-4281-1, FEDORA-2018-b1832101b8, ibm10742719, openSUSE-SU-2018:2740-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3054-1, RHSA-2018:2867-01, RHSA-2018:2868-01, RHSA-2019:1529-01, SUSE-SU-2018:2699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2, SUSE-SU-2018:3388-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26816.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via User Sessions Reuse of Apache Tomcat, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Tomcat, Debian, Fedora, QRadar SIEM, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness alert.

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/

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

Red Hat JBoss Web Server: version 5.0 SP1.
The version 5.0 SP1 is fixed.

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

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
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