GLSA-201412-29 : Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-29
(Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tomcat. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition as
well as obtain sensitive information, bypass protection mechanisms and
authentication restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-29

Solution :

All Tomcat 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-6.0.41'
All Tomcat 7.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.56'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true