Apache Tomcat 8.0.0.RC1 < 8.0.45 Cache Poisoning

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Synopsis :

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by a cache poisoning

Description :

The version of Apache Tomcat installed on the remote host is
8.0.0.RC1 or later but prior to 8.0.45. It is, therefore, affected by
a flaw in the CORS filter where the HTTP Vary header is not properly
added. This allows a remote attacker to conduct client-side and
server-side cache poisoning attacks.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit this issue but has
instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 8.0.45 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 102588 ()

Bugtraq ID: 100280

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7674

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