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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.1099 -- [RedHat]
Low: tomcat security update for Red Hat Network Satellite Server
9 December 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Network Satallite Server
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access Privileged Data
CVE Names: CVE-2008-3271 CVE-2008-2938 CVE-2008-2370
Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1007.html
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Low: tomcat security update for Red Hat Network
Advisory ID: RHSA-2008:1007-01
Product: Red Hat Network Satellite Server
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1007.html
Issue date: 2008-12-08
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1232 CVE-2008-1947 CVE-2008-2370
Updated tomcat packages that fix multiple security issues are now available
for Red Hat Network Satellite Server.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) - noarch
This update corrects several security vulnerabilities in the Tomcat
component shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server. In a
typical operating environment, Tomcat is not exposed to users
of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will
reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments.
Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache Tomcat package. (CVE-2008-1232,
CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2370, CVE-2008-2938, CVE-2008-3271)
Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.0 or 5.1 are advised to update
to these Tomcat packages which resolve these issues.
This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
446393 - CVE-2008-1947 Tomcat host manager xss - name field
456120 - CVE-2008-2938 tomcat Unicode directory traversal vulnerability
457597 - CVE-2008-1232 tomcat: Cross-Site-Scripting enabled by sendError call
457934 - CVE-2008-2370 tomcat RequestDispatcher information disclosure vulnerability
466875 - CVE-2008-3271 tomcat RemoteFilterValve Information disclosure
6. Package List:
Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS):
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
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