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2013-11 Security Bulletin: Network and Security Manager: Apache Tomcat security update



Article ID: JSA10600 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 13 Nov 2013Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
NSM3000 and NSMExpress with NSM releases 2010.3, 2011.4, 2012.1, 2012.2 and NSM software releases 2010.3, 2011.4, 2012.1, 2012.2
Apache Tomcat server software included with Network and Security Manager is affected by multiple security vulnerabilities. The following may pose a security risk to NSM:

CVE CVSSv2 Base Score and Vector Summary
CVE-2012-0022 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) High CPU consumption denial of service vulnerability
CVE-2012-5568 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) Denial of service vulnerability with partial requests
CVE-2012-5885 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) Authentication bypass vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
CVE-2012-5886 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) Authentication bypass vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
CVE-2012-5887 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) Authentication bypass vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
Following NSM releases contain the fix:
NSM 2012.2R5 (released Oct 10, 2013) and later releases.

Apache Tomcat has been upgraded from 5.5.34 to 6.0.37 in NSM 2012.2R5 and later releases.
 Limit access to NSM only from trusted hosts.
 NSM software update can be obtained from:
CVSS Score:
5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Severity Level:
Severity Assessment:
CVSSv2 Base score is based on Apache Tomcat vulnerability scores. These issues may allow a network based attacker to easily impact availability, confidentiality or availability of NSM's web service.

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