Security update for tomcat

SUSE Security Update: Security update for tomcat
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3393-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1110850
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for tomcat fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-11784: When the default servlet in Apache Tomcat returned a redirect to a directory (e.g. redirecting to '/foo/' when the user requested '/foo') a specially crafted URL could be used to cause the redirect to be generated to any URI of the attackers choice. (bsc#1110850)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2429=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • tomcat-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-admin-webapps-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-docs-webapp-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-el-3_0-api-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-javadoc-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-jsp-2_3-api-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-lib-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-servlet-3_1-api-8.0.53-29.16.2
    • tomcat-webapps-8.0.53-29.16.2