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PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202006-21 ] Apache Tomcat Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Apache Tomcat: Remote code execution (GLSA 202006-21)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-06-15
Bug(s): #724344
ID: 202006-21

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apache Tomcat which could
result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

Apache Tomcat is a Servlet-3.0/JSP-2.2 Container.

Affected Packages

Package: www-servers/tomcat
Vulnerable: < 7.0.104
Vulnerable: < 8.5.55
Unaffected: >= 7.0.104
Unaffected: >= 8.5.55
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Apache Tomcat improperly handles deserialization of files under specific
circumstances.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Apache Tomcat 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.104"
   
All Apache Tomcat 8.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/tomcat-8.5.55"
   


References

CVE-2020-9484

Upstream advisory (7)


Upstream advisory (8.5)
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