Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.32 CSRF Filter Bypass

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800622
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability

Description

Versions of Tomcat 7.0.x earlier than 7.0.32 are potentially affected by the following vulnerability:

- An error exists in the file 'filters/CsrfPreventionFilter.java' that can allow cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks to bypass the filtering. This can allow access to protected resources without a session identifier.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat 7.0.32 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.32

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800622

Family: Web Servers

Published: 12/17/2012

Updated: 12/17/2012

Nessus ID: 63200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4431

BID: 56814