Apache Tomcat 6.0.x < 6.0.28 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800595


The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


Versions of Tomcat 6.x earlier than 6.0.28 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- The 'WWW-Authenticate' HTTP header for BASIC and DIGEST authentication could potentially expose the local host name or IP adddress of the machine running Tomcat. (CVE-2010-1157)

- Several flaws in handling of the 'Transfer-Encoding' header exist that could prevent the recycling of a buffer. (CVE-2010-2227)


Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 6.0.28 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800595

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/11/2011

Nessus ID: 48255

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/21/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1157, CVE-2010-2227

BID: 39635, 41544