ALAS-2018-1099


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1099
Advisory Release Date: 2018-11-08 00:58 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2018-11784 

Issue Overview:

When the default servlet in Apache Tomcat versions 7.0.23 to 7.0.90 returned a redirect to a directory (e.g. redirecting to '/foo/' when the user requested '/foo') a specially crafted URL could be used to cause the redirect to be generated to any URI of the attackers choice.(CVE-2018-11784 )


Affected Packages:

tomcat7


Issue Correction:
Run yum update tomcat7 to update your system.

New Packages:
noarch:
    tomcat7-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-docs-webapp-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-log4j-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-admin-webapps-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-jsp-2.2-api-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-webapps-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-lib-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-el-2.2-api-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-javadoc-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch
    tomcat7-servlet-3.0-api-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.noarch

src:
    tomcat7-7.0.91-1.34.amzn1.src