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Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.28 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis

The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Tomcat 6.x earlier than 6.0.28 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- The 'WWW-Authenticate' HTTP header for BASIC and DIGEST authentication could potentially expose the local host name or IP adddress of the machine running Tomcat. (CVE-2010-1157)

- Several flaws in handling of the 'Transfer-Encoding' header exist that could prevent the recycling of a buffer. (CVE-2010-2227)

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.28 or later.