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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2: Security update for tomcat
29 November 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: SUSE
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-8037 CVE-2018-8034 CVE-2018-8014
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SUSE Security Update: Security update for tomcat
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3011-2
References: #1067720 #1093697 #1102379 #1102400 #1102410
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1336 CVE-2018-8014 CVE-2018-8034
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.
This update for tomcat to version 9.0.10 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:
- CVE-2018-1336: An improper handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with
supplementary characters could have lead to an infinite loop in the
decoder causing a Denial of Service (bsc#1102400).
- CVE-2018-8014: Fix insecure default CORS filter settings (bsc#1093697).
- CVE-2018-8034: The host name verification when using TLS with the
WebSocket client was missing. It is now enabled by default (bsc#1102379).
- CVE-2018-8037: If an async request was completed by the application at
the same time as the container triggered the async timeout, a race
condition existed that could have resulted in a user seeing a response
intended for a different user. An additional issue was present in the
NIO and NIO2 connectors that did not correctly track the closure of the
connection when an async request was completed by the application and
timed out by the container at the same time. This could also have
resulted in a user seeing a response intended for another user
- Avoid overwriting of customer's configuration during update (bsc#1067720)
- Disable adding OSGi metadata to JAR files
- See changelog at
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 Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2145=1
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):
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