openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (tomcat6-2000)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- CVE-2009-2693: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 CVE-2009-2902:
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-2009-2901: 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-2008-5515: 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.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45462 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5515

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