openSUSE 10 Security Update : tomcat5 (tomcat5-3950)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27471


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Certain characters of the URL were not properly filtered. This allowed directory reverse traversal attacks to access the web-root of tomcat.


Update the affected tomcat5 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27471

File Name: suse_tomcat5-3950.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat5-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat5-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0450

CWE: 22