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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5515.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2693.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2901.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2902.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12585.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45452 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5515
CVE-2009-2693
CVE-2009-2901
CVE-2009-2902

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