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The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by multiple
According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache
Tomcat 4.x listening on the remote host is prior to 4.1.36. It is,
therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Requests containing multiple 'content-length' headers
are not rejected as invalid. This error can allow
web-cache poisoning, cross-site scripting attacks and
information disclosure. (CVE-2005-2090)
- An input sanitization error exists that can allow
disclosure of sensitive information via directory
traversal. This vulnerability is exposed when the
server is configured to use the 'Proxy' module.
- 'Accept-Language' headers are not validated properly,
which can allow cross-site scripting attacks.
Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
See also :
Update to Apache Tomcat version 4.1.36 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 17726 ()
Bugtraq ID: 138732296024524
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2090CVE-2007-0450CVE-2007-1358
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