Apache Tomcat 5.5.x < 5.5.30 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800613
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The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


Versions of Tomcat 5.x earlier than 5.5.30 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

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

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

- When running under a SecurityManager, it is possible for web applications to be granted read/write permissions to any area on the file system. (CVE-2010-3718)


Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 5.5.30 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800613

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2/11/2011

Updated: 2/11/2011

Nessus ID: 47749

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 1/13/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2227, CVE-2010-3718, CVE-2010-1157

BID: 41544, 46177, 39635