SuSE9 Security Update : Tomcat (YOU Patch Number 12585)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8. (CVE-2009-2693)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 Directory traversal
vulnerability allowed remote attackers to create or
overwrite arbitrary files/dirs with a specially crafted
WAR file. (CVE-2009-2902)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 When autoDeploy is enabled the
autodeployment process deployed appBase files that
remain from a failed undeploy, which might allow remote
attackers to bypass intended authentication requirements
via HTTP requests. (CVE-2009-2901)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 When using the RequestDispatcher
method, i was possible for remote attackers to bypass
intended access restrictions and conduct directory
traversal attacks. (CVE-2008-5515)

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12585.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45452 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5515

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