Scientific Linux Security Update : tomcat6 on SL6.x (noarch)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A session fixation flaw was found in the Tomcat FormAuthenticator
module. During a narrow window of time, if a remote attacker sent
requests while a user was logging in, it could possibly result in the
attacker's requests being processed as if they were sent by the user.
(CVE-2013-2067)

Tomcat must be restarted for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b56d2b54

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66952 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2067