openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0161-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- fix bnc#794548 - denial of service (CVE-2012-4534)

- apache-tomcat-CVE-2012-4534.patch fixes apache#53138,
apache#52858
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=1372035

- fix a minor issue in apache-tomcat-CVE-2012-4431.patch
use the already initialized session variable instead of
an another call req.getSesssion()

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00051.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=1372035
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=794548

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74938 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4431
CVE-2012-4534

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