Security update for tomcat

SUSE Security Update: Security update for tomcat
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3968-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1110850
Cross-References: CVE-2018-11784
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:



This update for tomcat to 9.0.12 fixes the following issues:
See the full changelog at: http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-9.0-doc/changelog.html#Tomcat_9.0.12_(markt )
Security issues fixed:

  • 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 Module for Web Scripting 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-2018-2823=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2823=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15 (noarch):
    • tomcat-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-admin-webapps-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-el-3_0-api-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-jsp-2_3-api-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-lib-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-servlet-4_0-api-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-webapps-9.0.12-3.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):
    • tomcat-docs-webapp-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-embed-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-javadoc-9.0.12-3.8.3
    • tomcat-jsvc-9.0.12-3.8.3

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