GLSA-202003-43 : Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134729


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202003-43 (Apache Tomcat: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apache Tomcat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could possibly smuggle HTTP requests or execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Apache Tomcat 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-7.0.100:7' All Apache Tomcat 8.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/tomcat-8.5.51:8.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134729

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202003-43.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 3/20/2020

Updated: 1/10/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1938


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tomcat, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/19/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/28/2019

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 3/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0221, CVE-2019-12418, CVE-2019-17563, CVE-2020-1938

GLSA: 202003-43