SuSE 10 Security Update : tomcat5 (ZYPP Patch Number 8397)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of tomcat5 fixed the following security issues :

- tomcat: cnonce tracking weakness. (CVE-2012-5885)

- tomcat: stale nonce weakness. (CVE-2012-5887)

- tomcat: authentication caching weakness. (CVE-2012-5886)

- tomcat: affected by slowloris DoS. (CVE-2012-5568)

- tomcat: Bypass of security constraints. (CVE-2012-3546)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3546.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5568.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5885.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5886.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5887.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8397.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64431 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3546
CVE-2012-5568
CVE-2012-5885
CVE-2012-5886
CVE-2012-5887

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