Security update for tomcat

SUSE Security Update: Security update for tomcat
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:3079-1
Rating: important
References: #1002639 #1004728 #1007853 #1007854 #1007855 #1007857 #1007858 #1010893 #1011805 #1011812 #974407
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1

  • An update that solves 7 vulnerabilities and has four fixes is now available.


    This update for Tomcat provides the following fixes:

    Feature changes:

    The embedded Apache Commons DBCP component was updated to version 2.0.
    (bsc#1010893 fate#321029)

    Security fixes:
    - CVE-2016-0762: Realm Timing Attack (bsc#1007854)
    - CVE-2016-5018: Security Manager Bypass (bsc#1007855)
    - CVE-2016-6794: System Property Disclosure (bsc#1007857)
    - CVE-2016-6796: Manager Bypass (bsc#1007858)
    - CVE-2016-6797: Unrestricted Access to Global Resources (bsc#1007853)
    - CVE-2016-8735: Remote code execution vulnerability in
    JmxRemoteLifecycleListener (bsc#1011805)
    - CVE-2016-6816: HTTP Request smuggling vulnerability due to permitting
    invalid character in HTTP requests (bsc#1011812)

    Bugs fixed:
    - Fixed StringIndexOutOfBoundsException in WebAppClassLoaderBase.filter().
    - Fixed a deployment error in the examples webapp by changing the
    context.xml format to the new one introduced by Tomcat 8. (bsc#1004728)
    - Enabled optional script. See section '(3.4) Using the "setenv"
    script' in
    - Fixed regression caused by CVE-2016-6816.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1791=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • tomcat-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-admin-webapps-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-docs-webapp-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-el-3_0-api-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-javadoc-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-jsp-2_3-api-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-lib-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-servlet-3_1-api-8.0.32-10.13.2
      • tomcat-webapps-8.0.32-10.13.2