FreeBSD : tomcat -- denial of service (134acaa2-51ef-11e2-8e34-0022156e8794)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Apache Software Foundation reports :

When using the NIO connector with sendfile and HTTPS enabled, if a
client breaks the connection while reading the response an infinite
loop is entered leading to a denial of service.

See also :

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?2cb5c928

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63364 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4534

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