Apache Tomcat < 6.0.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Apache Tomcat service is potentially affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the Apache Tomcat
listening on the remote host is earlier than Tomcat 6.0.13 and is
potentially 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)

- The remote Apache Tomcat install may be vulnerable to
a cross-site scripting attack if the JSP and Servlet
examples are enabled. Several of these examples do
not properly validate user input. (CVE-2007-1355)

Note that Nessus did not actually test for the flaws but instead has
relied on the version in Tomcat's banner or error page so this may be
a false positive.

See also :

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.11

Solution :

Update Apache Tomcat to version 6.0.13 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17728 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13873
24058

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2090
CVE-2007-1355