openSUSE Security Update : tomcat (openSUSE-SU-2012:1701-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- fix bnc#793394 - bypass of security constraints

- tomcat-CVE-2012-3546.patch

- fix bnc#793391 - bypass of CSRF prevention filter

- tomcat-CVE-2012-4431.patch

- document how to protect against slowloris DoS
(CVE-2012-5568/bnc#791679) in README.SUSE

- fixes bnc#791423 - cnonce tracking weakness
(CVE-2012-5885) bnc#791424 - authentication caching
weakness (CVE-2012-5886) bnc#791426 - stale nonce
weakness (CVE-2012-5887)

- tomcat-dont-parse-user-name-twice.patch

- tomcat-CVE-2009-2693-CVE-2009-2901-CVE-2009-2902.patch

- fix bnc#789406: HTTP NIO connector OOM DoS via a request
with large headers (CVE-2012-2733)


- fix bnc#779538 - Tomcat7 default current workdir isn't

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

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