openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0082-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability that affects
the session list screen. This can be used to steal session cookies
because tomcat 6 does not use the httpOnly flag for its cookies.
(CVE-2010-4172)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-01/msg00031.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655440

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75760 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4172

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