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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Apache Tomcat Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
(HP Issues Fix for HP OpenVMS) Apache Tomcat Request Processing Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033849
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033849
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0230   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 16 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to temporarily consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

AntBean@secdig from the Baidu Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive memory on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix.

The HP advisory is available at:

https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04851013

Vendor URL:  h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04851013 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  OpenVMS

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 11 2015 Apache Tomcat Request Processing Lets Remote Users Deny Service



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBOV03503 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS CSWS_JAVA running Tomcat, Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/
docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04851013

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04851013
Version: 1

HPSBOV03503 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS CSWS_JAVA running Tomcat, Multiple Remote
Vulnerabilities

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-10-15
Last Updated: 2015-10-15

Potential Security Impact: Remote multiple vulnerabilities

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in HP OpenVMS
CSWS_JAVA running Tomcat. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely
to create a Denial of Service (DoS) and other impacts.

References:

CVE-2013-4286
CVE-2013-4322
CVE-2013-4444
CVE-2013-4590
CVE-2014-0075
CVE-2014-0096
CVE-2014-0099
CVE-2014-0119
CVE-2014-0230
CVE-2014-0277
SSRT101975

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenVMS CSWS_JAVA v7.0.29 Tomcat

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
===========================================================
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2013-4286    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)       5.8
CVE-2013-4322    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)       4.3
CVE-2013-4444    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)       6.8
CVE-2013-4590    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)       4.3
CVE-2014-0075    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)       5.0
CVE-2014-0096    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)       4.3
CVE-2014-0099    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)       4.3
CVE-2014-0119    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)       4.3
CVE-2014-0230    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)       7.8
CVE-2014-0277    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)       9.3
===========================================================
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following software update to resolve the vulnerabilities
in HP OpenVMS CSWS_Java.

  "Cumulative security patch for vulnerabilities addressed on CSWS_JAVA
v7.0.29"

  http://auth-h71000-pro-sitebuilder.houston.hp.com/openvms/products/ips/apac
he/csws_java.html

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 15 October 2015 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security
Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel.  For other issues about
the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security-alert@hp.com.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported
product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin
alerts via Email:
http://h41183.www4.hp.com/signup_alerts.php?jumpid=hpsc_secbulletins

Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is
available here:
https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/secBullArchive/

Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in
the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX

Copyright 2015 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors
or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or
its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for
incidental,special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost
profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The
information in this document is subject to change without notice.
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced
herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and
other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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