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The remote Apache Tomcat service may be affected by multiple
According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache
Tomcat 6.0 listening on the remote host is earlier than Tomcat 6.0.28
and, as such, may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
- If a web app is configured to use BASIC or DIGEST
authentication and the 'realm-name' attribute is not
configured in that web app's 'web.xml' file, the remote
server's hostname or IP will be included in replies.
- An error exists in the handling of invalid values in
the 'Transfer-Encoding' header of a request. Attackers
can cause a denial of service or obtain sensitive
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 :
Update Apache Tomcat to version 6.0.28 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true