Apache Tomcat 7.0.x < 7.0.47 / 8.0.x < 8.0.0-RC3 Information Disclosure
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121116
SynopsisThe remote Apache Tomcat server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the Apache Tomcat instance listening on the remote host is 7.0.x prior to 7.0.47 or 8.0.x prior to 8.0.0-RC3. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability:
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Tomcat due to improper handling of content-length headers. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information.
Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to Apache Tomcat version 7.0.47 / 8.0.0-RC3 or later.