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[RHSA-2013:0964-01] Moderate: tomcat6 security update

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Red Hat Security Advisory

 

Synopsis: Moderate: tomcat6 security update

Advisory ID: RHSA-2013:0964-01

Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0964.html

Issue date: 2013-06-20

CVE Names: CVE-2013-2067

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1. Summary:

 

Updated tomcat6 packages that fix one security issue are now available for

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

 

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate

security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,

which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in

the References section.

 

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - noarch

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - noarch

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - noarch

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - noarch

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - noarch

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - noarch

 

3. Description:

 

Apache Tomcat is a servlet container for the Java Servlet and JavaServer

Pages (JSP) technologies.

 

A session fixation flaw was found in the Tomcat FormAuthenticator module.

During a narrow window of time, if a remote attacker sent requests while a

user was logging in, it could possibly result in the attacker's requests

being processed as if they were sent by the user. (CVE-2013-2067)

 

Users of Tomcat are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which

correct this issue. Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take

effect.

 

4. Solution:

 

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata

relevant to your system have been applied.

 

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to

use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

 

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

 

961779 - CVE-2013-2067 tomcat: Session fixation in form authenticator

 

6. Package List:

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-el-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-jsp-2.1-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-lib-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-servlet-2.5-api-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/tomcat6-6.0.24-57.el6_4.src.rpm

 

noarch:

tomcat6-admin-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-docs-webapp-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-javadoc-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

tomcat6-webapps-6.0.24-57.el6_4.noarch.rpm

 

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and

details on how to verify the signature are available from

https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

 

7. References:

 

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-2067.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html

 

8. Contact:

 

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact

details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

 

Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.

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