Apache Tomcat < 7.0.2 Denial of Service and Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 121115
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Synopsis

The remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by denial of service and information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Apache Tomcat instance listening on the remote host is prior to 7.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability which could also lead to information disclosure. A remote attacker could trigger flaws in the handling of the Transfer-Encoding header to cause a denial of service or potentially leak information.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121115

File Name: tomcat_7_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/11/2019

Updated: 3/11/2020

Dependencies: tomcat_error_version.nasl, tomcat_win_installed.nbin, apache_tomcat_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-2227

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Tomcat

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2227