SuSE 10 Security Update : Tomcat 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 5539)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34154


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of tomcat fixes another directory traversal bug which occurs when allowLinking and UTF-8 are enabled. (CVE-2008-2938)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5539.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34154

File Name: suse_tomcat5-5539.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/20

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Elliot (Apache Tomcat File Disclosure)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2938

CWE: 22