GLSA-201206-24 : Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-24
(Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache Tomcat. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

The vulnerabilities allow an attacker to cause a Denial of Service, to
hijack a session, to bypass authentication, to inject webscript, to
enumerate valid usernames, to read, modify and overwrite arbitrary files,
to bypass intended access restrictions, to delete work-directory files,
to discover the server's hostname or IP, to bypass read permissions for
files or HTTP headers, to read or write files outside of the intended
working directory, and to obtain sensitive information by reading a log
file.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-24.xml

Solution :

All Apache Tomcat 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-6.0.35'
All Apache Tomcat 7.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.23'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true