openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (openSUSE-SU-2012:0103-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The apache tomcat was vulnerable to a hash collision attack which
allowed remote attackers to mount DoS attacks. CVE-2011-4858 has been
assigned to this issue.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-01/msg00038.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712784
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727543

Solution :

Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75764 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4858

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