Apache Tomcat 7.x < 7.0.11 @ServletSecurity Annotation Security Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Apache
Tomcat 7.x listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.11, It is,
therefore affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

When a web application is started, 'ServletSecurity' annotations might
be ignored which could lead to some areas of the applications not
being protected as expected.

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

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.11 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 52634 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46685

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1088

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