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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Tomcat was updated to fix security issues and bug: CVE-2013-1976:
Avoid a potential symlink race during startup of the tomcat server,
where a local attacker that gaine access to the tomcat chroot could
escalate privileges to root.
java/org/apache/catalina/authenticator/FormAuthenticator.java in the
form authentication feature in Apache Tomcat did not properly handle
the relationships between authentication requirements and sessions,
which allows remote attackers to inject a request into a session by
sending this request during completion of the login form, a variant of
a session fixation attack.
CVE-2012-3544: Tomcat were affected by a chunked transfer encoding
extension size denial of service vulnerability.
Also the following bug was fixed :
- Fix tomcat init scripts generating malformed classpath
See also :
Update the affected tomcat packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true