SuSE 10 Security Update : Tomcat 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 6839)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of tomcat5/6 fixes :

- 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-2009-2693: CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8). (CVE-2009-2902: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6839.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49929 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2693

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