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
(CVE-2012-3546)

- tomcat-CVE-2012-3546.patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377
892

- fix bnc#793391 - bypass of CSRF prevention filter
(CVE-2012-4431)

- tomcat-CVE-2012-4431.patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1393
088

- 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
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1366
723

- tomcat-CVE-2009-2693-CVE-2009-2901-CVE-2009-2902.patch
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377
807

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

- http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1350301

- fix bnc#779538 - Tomcat7 default current workdir isn't
/usr/share/tomcat

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00062.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1350301
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1366723
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377807
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1377892
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1393088
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=779538
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789406
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791423
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791424
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791426
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791679
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793391
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=793394

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

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