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Red Hat: 2013:0964-01: tomcat6: Moderate Advisory Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux 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 [More...]
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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 
=====================================================================

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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