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The web server running on the remote host is affected by multiple
According to its self-reported version number, the remote host is
running a version of Apache Tomcat that is potentially affected by
multiple vulnerabilities :
- When deploying WAR files, the WAR files are not checked
for directory traversal attempts which could allow an
attacker to create arbitrary content outside of the web
- By default, Tomcat automatically deploys any directories
placed in a host's appBase. This could lead to files
which are normally protected by one or more security
constraints being deployed without those security
- When deploying WAR files, the WAR file names are not
checked for directory traversal attempts which could
allow an attacker to caused the deletion of the current
contents of the host's work directory. (CVE-2009-2902).
See also :
Upgrade to Tomcat version 6.0.24 / 5.5.29 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true